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The cycle of American literature; an essay in historical criticism.

Author: Robert Ernest Spiller
Publisher: New York, Macmillan, 1955.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Spiller, Robert Ernest, 1896-1988.
Cycle of American literature.
New York, Macmillan, 1955
(OCoLC)571554244
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Ernest Spiller
OCLC Number: 176292
Description: 318 pages 22 cm
Contents: [1.] The first frontier: Architects of culture: Edwards, Franklin, Jefferson --
The man of letters: Irving, Bryant, Cooper --
The affirmation: Emerson, Thoreau --
The artist in America: Poe, Hawthorne --
Romantic crisis: Melville, Whitman --
End of an era --
[2.] The second frontier: Literary rediscovery: Howells, Mark Twain --
Art and the inner life: Dickinson, James --
A problem in dynamics: Adams, Norris, Robinson --
Second renaissance: Dreiser, Frost --
Full circle: O'Neill, Hemingway --
The uses of memory: Eliot, Faulkner.
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