American Literature in Context from 1865 to 1929 (Innbundet)

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2010
Antall sider: 164
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781405167819
Kategori: Språk
Omtale: American Literature in Context from 1865 to 1929
This book places major literary works within the context of thetopics that engaged a great number of American writers in theperiod from the end of the Civil War to the beginning of the GreatDepression * Topics include Civil War memory, the virtual re-enslavement ofAfrican-Americans after Reconstruction, and radical socialmovements * Draws on a range of documents from magazine and newspaperaccounts to government reports and important non-fiction * Presents a contemporary history as writers might haveunderstood it as they were writing, not as historians haveinterpreted it. * Designed to be compatible with the major anthologies ofliterature from the period * Equips students and general readers with the necessaryhistorical context needed to understand the writings from thisperiod and provides original and useful readings that demonstratehow context contributes to meaning * Includes a historical timeline, featuring key literary works,American presidents, and historical events

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