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The roots of American culture and other essays

Author: Constance Rourke; Van Wyck Brooks
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, Brace and Co., [1942]
Series: A harvest book, HB 113
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collection of essays and notes on the history of American culture.
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Rourke, Constance, 1885-1941.
Roots of American culture and other essays.
New York, Harcourt, Brace and Co. [1942]
(OCoLC)557833026
Online version:
Rourke, Constance, 1885-1941.
Roots of American culture and other essays.
New York, Harcourt, Brace and Co. [1942]
(OCoLC)607802552
Named Person: Voltaire Combe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Constance Rourke; Van Wyck Brooks
OCLC Number: 345616
Notes: "First edition."
Description: xii pages, 2 leaves, 305 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The roots of American culture --
The rise of theatricals: The Indian background ; Susannah Rowson ; After the Revolution ; New England ; The West ; The elder Booth --
Early American music --
The Shakers --
A note on folklore --
Voltaire Combe --
Traditions for a Negro literature --
American art: a possible future.
Series Title: A harvest book, HB 113
Responsibility: by Constance Rourke ; edited ; with a preface, by Van Wyck Brooks.

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Collection of essays and notes on the history of American culture.

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