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American literary landscapes

American literary landscapes

the fiction and the fact

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Published by Vision, St. Martin"s Press in London, New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses.,
    • History in literature -- Congresses.,
    • Literature and history -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • United States -- Civilization -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Ian F.A. Bell and D.K. Adams.
      SeriesCritical studies series
      ContributionsBell, Ian F. A., Adams, David Keith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS169.H5 A46 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination176 p. ;
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2041501M
      ISBN 100312024215
      LC Control Number88018173

      One of the first works of fiction by an American author to become popular outside the United States, Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow was first published as part of The Sketchbook in Irving’s vivid imagery involving the wild supernatural pursuit by the Headless Horseman has sustained interest in this popular folktale through many printed editions, as well as film. American literature - American literature - The 19th century: After the American Revolution, and increasingly after the War of , American writers were exhorted to produce a literature that was truly native. As if in response, four authors of very respectable stature appeared. William Cullen Bryant, Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, and Edgar Allan Poe initiated a great half century.

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      Literary landscapes The rise of the English novel during the 18th century coincided with a growing pride in the landscape of Britain. As novels portrayed society, so maps and topographical views delineated the grandeur of Nature and the man–made elegance of new urban streets and squares.   9 thoughts on “ Literary Landscapes – Charting the Real Life Settings of the World’s Favourite Fiction ” Lisa Hill says: Octo at am.


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