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By Andrew Hook

First released among 1982 and 1983, this sequence examines the specifically American cultural context out of which the nation’s literature has constructed. protecting the years from 1865 to 1900, this 3rd quantity of American Literature in Context makes a speciality of the struggles of yankee writers to make feel in their speedily altering global. as well as such significant figures as Walt Whitman, Henry James, Emily Dickinson and Mark Twain, it analyses the writings of an unorthodox economist (Henry George), a Utopian reformer (Edward Bellamy) and a serious sociologist (Thorstein Veblen). specific awareness is paid to the problem to standard literary and cultural values represented via writers similar to William Dean Howell who pursued a brand new type of clinical, democratic realism in American writing.

This ebook might be of curiosity to these learning American literature and American studies.

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