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The Resource American literature : a history, Hans Bertens and Theo D'Haen

American literature : a history, Hans Bertens and Theo D'Haen

Label
American literature : a history
Title
American literature
Title remainder
a history
Statement of responsibility
Hans Bertens and Theo D'Haen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This comprehensive history of American Literature traces its development from the earliest colonial writings of the late 1500s through to the present day. This lively, engaging and highly accessible guide: offers lucid discussions of all major influences and movements such as Puritanism, Transcendentalism, Realism, Naturalism, Modernism and Postmodernism draws on the historical, cultural, and political contexts of key literary texts and authors covers the whole range of American literature: prose, poetry, theatre and experimental literature includes substantial sections on native and ethnic American literatures explains and contextualises major events, terms and figures in American history. This book is essential reading for anyone seeking to situate their reading of American Literature in the appropriate religious, cultural, and political contexts. --Amazon.com
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bertens, Johannes Willem
Dewey number
810.9
Index
index present
LC call number
PS121
LC item number
.B517 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Haen, Theo d'
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Literatur
  • USA
Label
American literature : a history, Hans Bertens and Theo D'Haen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Beginnings to 1810 -- 1810-1861 -- 1865-1918 -- World War I to the Cold War: 1914-1948 -- After the war -- The end and return of history: 1980- 2010
Control code
548660318
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
314 pages
Isbn
9780415569989
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013018669
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)548660318
Label
American literature : a history, Hans Bertens and Theo D'Haen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Beginnings to 1810 -- 1810-1861 -- 1865-1918 -- World War I to the Cold War: 1914-1948 -- After the war -- The end and return of history: 1980- 2010
Control code
548660318
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
314 pages
Isbn
9780415569989
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013018669
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)548660318

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