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From Puritanism to postmodernism : a history of American literature

Author: Richard Ruland; Malcolm Bradbury
Publisher: New York : Viking, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Study of American writing and how it evolved into a literary form while addressing the cultural and social issues of the time.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ruland, Richard, 1932-
From Puritanism to postmodernism.
New York : Viking, 1991
(OCoLC)555573084
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Ruland; Malcolm Bradbury
ISBN: 0670835927 9780670835928
OCLC Number: 23868486
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxi, 455 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Puritan legacy --
Awakening and enlightenment --
Revolution and independence --
American naissance --
Yea-saying and nay-saying --
Secession and loyalty --
Muckrakers and early moderns --
Outland darts and homemade worlds --
The second flowering --
Radical reassessments --
Strange realities, adequate fictions.
Responsibility: Richard Ruland and Malcolm Bradbury.

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Study of American writing and how it evolved into a literary form while addressing the cultural and social issues of the time.

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