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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Melissa McFarland Pennell
|Description:||x, 202 pages ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||James Fenimore Cooper, The last of the Mohicans (1826) --
Ralph Waldo Emerson, selected essays --
Edgar Allan Poe, "The raven" and selected stories --
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Evangeline (1847) --
Nathaniel Hawthorne, The scarlet letter (1850) --
Herman Melville, Moby-Dick (1851) --
Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom's cabin (1852) --
Henry David Thoreau, Walden, or, Life in the woods (1854) --
Walt Whitman, "Song of myself" (1855) --
Emily Dickinson, selected poems.
|Series Title:||Greenwood introduces literary masterpieces|
|Responsibility:||Melissa McFarland Pennell.|
"Pennell provides critical introductions to works identified as masterpieces in the tradition of American Romanticism. Coverage includes (for example) the novels Moby-Dick (Melville) and Uncle Tom's
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This book provides a wonderful introduction to American literature in the period from 1820 to 1865. Each of the ten chapters focuses on an important writer of that period, and includes: biographical and historical background, philosophical and psychological considerations, and thoughtful...
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