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The half-world of American culture : a miscellany

Author: Carl Bode
Publisher: Carbondale ; Edwardsville : Southern Illinois University Press ; London : Feffer & Simons, 1967, ©1965.
Series: Arcturus books.
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Essays on American literature and popular culture.
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Genre/Form: Bibliographie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Bode
OCLC Number: 13619474
Description: xii, 259 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. Thoreau and assorted others: The hidden Thoreau --
Columbia's carnal bed --
Foreign ports and exotic places: 1840-1860 --
Thoreau the actor --
Whitman at Oxbridge --
The sound of American literature a century ago --
Hawthorne's Fanshawe: the promising of greatness --
Thoreau's young ideas --
Jemima and the pattern --
2. Literature and culture in the twentieth century: Adversity's favorite son --
Cappy Ricks and The monk in the garden --
Lloyd Douglas: loud voice in the wilderness --
The buxom biographies --
Erskine Caldwell: a note for the negative --
Lloyd Douglas and America's largest parish --
Farewell to Hollins Street --
Auditor's report: Poetry ; 1959: The poems across the way ; 1960: The changing face of American poetry ; 1961: The mixed romantics ; 1962: The new battle of the books --
Auditor's report: ?t Prose ; 1961: Mr. Salinger's Franny and Zooey ; 1962: Miss Porter's Ship of fools --
E.E. Cummings and exploded verse --
The American imagination.
Series Title: Arcturus books.
Responsibility: Carl Bode ; preface by C.P. Snow.

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