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American literary history and the turn toward modernity

Author: Melanie Dawson; Meredith Goldsmith
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Approaching the period of 1880-1930 in American literature as one in which the processes of rethinking the past were as prevalent as wholly "new" works of art, this collection treats the century's long turn as a site that overtly staged the tension among conflicting sets of values ... those of past, present, and the imagined future. As the authors of this collection demonstrate, the literature from the century's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Melanie Dawson; Meredith Goldsmith
ISBN: 9780813056043 0813056047
OCLC Number: 1050700025
Description: 288 Seiten
Responsibility: edited by Melanie V. Dawson and Meredith L. Goldsmith.

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The years between 1880 and 1930 are usually seen as a time in which American writers replaced values and traditions of the Victorian era, and the turn of the century is typically used as a dividing  Read more...

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