By Richard Gray
- The so much finished and updated historical past of yank literature on hand today
- Covers fiction, poetry, drama, and non-fiction, in addition to different kinds of literature together with folktale, spirituals, the detective tale, the mystery, and technological know-how fiction
- Explores the plural personality of yankee literature, together with the contributions made by way of African American, local American, Hispanic and Asian American writers
- Considers how our realizing of yank literature has replaced over the past?thirty years
- Situates American literature within the contexts of yank background, politics and society
- Offers a useful creation to American literature for college students in any respect degrees, educational and normal readers
Read Online or Download A History of American Literature PDF
Similar literary criticism & theory books
In those diversified essays, best critics recast where of aesthetics within the creation and intake of literature. Rethinking the class of aesthetics in gentle of modern advancements in literary concept and social feedback, individuals show off the interpretive probabilities to be had to people who convey politics, tradition, ideology, and conceptions of id into their reviews.
Even though biblical texts have been identified in Church Slavonic as early because the 9th century, translation of the Bible into Russian took place simply within the 19th century. sleek scriptural translation generated significant spiritual and cultural clash in the Russian Orthodox church. The ensuing divisions left church authority fairly at risk of political pressures exerted upon it within the 20th century.
The public debate on abortion stretches again a lot extra than Roe v. Wade, to lengthy ahead of the phrases “pro-choice” and “pro-life” have been ever invented. but the methods americans mentioned abortion within the early many years of the 20th century had little in universal with our now-entrenched debates approximately own accountability and person autonomy.
“What Is Narratology? ” sees itself as contributing to the in depth overseas dialogue and controversy at the constitution and serve as of narrative idea. The 14 papers within the quantity develop proposals for opting for the article of narratology, modelling its innovations and characterising its prestige inside of cultural experiences.
- Strange Cases: The Medical Case History and the British Novel (Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory)
- Do Metaphors Dream of Literal Sleep?
- A Commentary to Pushkin’s Lyric Poetry, 1826–1836 (Publications of the Wisconsin Center for Pushkin Studies)
Additional resources for A History of American Literature
A History of American Literature by Richard Gray