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American literature, realism to 1945

American literature, realism to 1945

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Published by Salem Press in Pasadena, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- History and criticism,
    • American literature -- Stories, plots, etc,
    • Realism in literature,
    • Regionalism in literature,
    • Naturalism in literature,
    • Modernism (Literature) -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and indexes.

      Statementedited by Frank N. Magill.
      SeriesMagill surveys
      ContributionsMagill, Frank Northen, 1907-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS169.R43 A5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 688 p. ;
      Number of Pages688
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3787187M
      ISBN 100893563102
      LC Control Number81051767

      Ernest Hemingway's well-known statement, that all of American literature comes from one great book: Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; shows Twain’s high place in the tradition. Twain's style, based on strong, realistic, everyday American speech, gave American writers a new appreciation for their national voice.


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