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eBook The Literature of the United States of America (The History of Literature) ePub

by Marshall Walker

  • ISBN: 0333443268
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: Marshall Walker
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2nd edition (October 28, 1988)
  • Pages: 328
  • ePub book: 1270 kb
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American literature is literature written or produced in the United States of America and its preceding colonies (for specific discussions of poetry and theater, see Poetry of the United States and Theater in the United States)

American literature is literature written or produced in the United States of America and its preceding colonies (for specific discussions of poetry and theater, see Poetry of the United States and Theater in the United States). Before the founding of the United States, the British colonies on the eastern coast of the present-day United States were heavily influenced by English literature. The American literary tradition thus began as part of the broader tradition of English literature.

American literature over the last four hundred years has developed distinctive qualities and traditions, partly .

American literature over the last four hundred years has developed distinctive qualities and traditions, partly engendered by the land itself. Cummings to John Ashbery and . Ammons and to novelists from William Burroughs and Kurt Vonnegut to John Irving. More space is given to drama, from the later works of Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller to the plays of Sam Shepard and David Mamet.

Printed in the United States of America. In this history of American literature, I have tried to be responsive to the immense changes A History. I. United States-History. and attending scores. Scientific American Inventions and Discoveries : All the Milestones in Ingenuity From the Discovery of Fire to the Invention of the Microwave Oven. The Gilded Age & Progressive Era: A Student Companion (Oxford Student Companions to American. 24 MB·1,146 Downloads·New!

Home Browse Books Book details, Columbia Literary History of the United States

Home Browse Books Book details, Columbia Literary History of the United States. Columbia Literary History of the United States. By Martha Banta, Terence Martin, David Minter, Marjorie Perloff, Daniel B. Shea, Emory Elliott. For the first time in four decades, there exists an authoritative and up-to-date survey of the literature of the United States, from prehistoric cave narratives to the radical movements of the sixties and the experimentation of the eighties.

The history of the United States, a country in North America, started with the arrival of Native Americans in the United States from before 15,000 . Numerous indigenous cultures formed, and many disappeared before 1500. The arrival of Christopher. The arrival of Christopher Columbus in the year 1492 started the European colonization of the Americas. Most colonies were formed after 1600, and the early records and writings of John Winthrop make the United States the first nation whose most distant origins are fully recorded

Like other national literatures, American literature was shaped by the history of the country that produced it. For almost a century and a half, America was merely a group of colonies scattered along the eastern seaboard of the North American continent-colonies from which a few hardy souls.

Like other national literatures, American literature was shaped by the history of the country that produced it. For almost a century and a half, America was merely a group of colonies scattered along the eastern seaboard of the North American continent-colonies from which a few hardy souls tentatively ventured westward. After a successful rebellion against the motherland, America became the United States, a nation. By the end of the 19th century this nation extended southward to the Gulf of Mexico, northward to the 49th parallel, and westward to the Pacific.

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The United States became an independent nation by winning the . Captain John Smith wrote what is regarded as the first American book, A True Relation of.

The United States became an independent nation by winning the Revolutionary War in America (1775–1783). Much of the literature of this period addressed issues relating to American independence. American literature begins with the legends, myths and poetry of the American Indians, the first people to live in what is now the US. Indian legends included stories about the origin of the world, the histories of tribes and tales of tribal heroes. With rare exceptions this oral literature wasn't written down until 1800's. Captain John Smith wrote what is regarded as the first American book, A True Relation o. irginia (1608).

literature written or related to the United States. Subclass of. literature. Literatura estatunidenca, Literatura dels Estats Units d’Amèrica (ca); 미국문학, 미국의 문학 (ko); Literatura en Estados Unidos, Literatura de los Estados Unidos, Literatura americana, Literatura estadounidense, Escritores estadounidenses (es); usona literaturo (eo); американска литература (mk); අ‍'මෙරිකා එක්සත් ජනපද සාහිත්‍යය, ඇමරිකානු සාහිත්‍යය (si). This category has the following 25 subcategories, out of 25 total. Writers from the United States‎ (138 C, 264 F). Novels from the United States‎ (136 C, 74 F).

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