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Milestones in American literary history

Author: Robert Ernest Spiller
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©1977.
Series: Contributions in American studies, no. 27.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the literary importance of 32 books by writers such as Lewis Mumford, D.H. Lawrence, Vernon Louis Parrington, Emile Legouis and Louis Cazamian, Bernard Fay, Norman Foerster, Howard Mumford Jones, Constance Rourke, Percy H. Boynton, Henry Seidel Canby, Myron F. Brightfield, Granville Hicks, Malcolm Cowley, Van Wyck Brooks, Josephine K. Piercy, Ralph H. Gabriel, F.O. Matthiessen, Augusto Santino, Donald  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Spiller, Robert Ernest, 1896-1988.
Milestones in American literary history.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©1977
(OCoLC)644242779
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Ernest Spiller
ISBN: 0837194032 9780837194035
OCLC Number: 2644290
Description: xvi, 152 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Lewis Mumford, The story of utopias --
2. D.H. Lawrence, Studies in classic American literature --
3. Vernon Louis Parrington, Main currents in American thought --
4. Emile Legouis and Louis Cazamian, A history of English literature, and Bernard Fäy, The revolutionary spirit in France and America --
5. Norman Foerster, ed., The reinterpretation of American literature --
6. Howard Mumford Jones, America and French culture, 1750-1848 --
7. Norman Foerster, Towards standards --
8. Constance Rourke, American humor --
9. Percy H. Boynton, The redisovery of the Frontier --
10. Henry Seidel Canby, Classic Americans --
11. Myron F. Brightfield, The issue in literary criticism --
12. Granville Hicks, The great tradition --
13. Malcolm Cowley, Exile's return --
14. Van Wyck Brooks, The flowering of New England --
15. Josephine K. Piercy, Studies in literary types in seventeenth-century America, 1607-1710, in two parts --
16. Ralph H. Gabriel, The course of American democratic thought --
17. F.O. Matthiessen, American renaissance --
18. Augusto Santino, ed., The intent of the artist and Donald Stauffer, ed., The intent of the critic --
19. Frank Luther Mott, American journalism --
20. Constance Rourke, The roots of American culture --
21. Alfred Kazin, On native grounds --
22. J. Donald Adams, The shape of books to come --
23. Charles Cestre, La littérature Américaine --
24. Alexander Cowie, The rise of the American novel --
25. Howard Mumford Jones, The theory of American literature --
26. Lars Aahnebrink, The beginnings of Naturalism in American fiction, 1891-1903 --
27. Van Wyck Brooks, The confident years, 1885-1915 --
28. Frederick J. Hoffman, The modern novel in America, 1900-1950, and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., ed., Fifty years of the American novel --
29. Louise Bogan, Achievement in American poetry --
30. Maxwell Geismar, Rebels and ancestors --
31. Randall Stewart, American literature and Christian doctrine --
32. Willard Thorp, American writing in the twentieth century. Epilogue: History of a history : the story behind Literary history of the United States. Preface to Literary history of the United States. Preface to The cycle of American literature. A letter to American literary historians. Literary history and literary criticism.
Series Title: Contributions in American studies, no. 27.
Responsibility: Robert E. Spiller ; foreword by Robert H. Walker.

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Discusses the literary importance of 32 books by writers such as Lewis Mumford, D.H. Lawrence, Vernon Louis Parrington, Emile Legouis and Louis Cazamian, Bernard Fay, Norman Foerster, Howard Mumford Jones, Constance Rourke, Percy H. Boynton, Henry Seidel Canby, Myron F. Brightfield, Granville Hicks, Malcolm Cowley, Van Wyck Brooks, Josephine K. Piercy, Ralph H. Gabriel, F.O. Matthiessen, Augusto Santino, Donald Stauffer, Frank Luther Mott, Alfred Cazin, J. Donald Adams, Charles Cestre, Alexander Cowie, Lars Aahnebrink, Van Wyck Brooks, Frederick J. Hoffman, Harold C. Gardiner, Louise Bogan, Maxwell Geismar, Randall Stewart, and Willard Thorp.

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