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Reading America : essays on American literature

Author: Denis Donoghue
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Selection of essays and commentaries on American writing and writers from Emerson and Whitman through Auden and Ashbery.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Donoghue, Denis.
Reading America.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1987
(OCoLC)570799326
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Denis Donoghue
ISBN: 0394559398 9780394559391
OCLC Number: 15549089
Description: xii, 320 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: [1.] Essays: America in theory --
Emerson at first --
Thoreau --
Whitman --
Emily Dickinson --
Henry Adams's novels --
Henry James and The sense of the past --
On "Gerontion" --
Stevens's gibberish --
Trilling, mind, and society --
[2.] Brevities: Conrad Aiken --
Marianne Moore --
Wallace Stevens --
Ransom --
Allen Tate --
H.D. --
Hart Crane: I ; II --
Auden: I ; II --
Kenneth Burke --
John Berryman --
Robert Lowell: I ; II --
Sylvia Plath --
John Ashbery: I ; II.
Responsibility: by Denis Donoghue.

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Selection of essays and commentaries on American writing and writers from Emerson and Whitman through Auden and Ashbery.

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