A Short Literary History of the United States, Paperback / softback Book

A Short Literary History of the United States Paperback / softback


A Short Literary History of the United States offers an introduction to American Literature for students who want to acquaint themselves with the most important periods, authors, and works of American literary history.

Comprehensive yet concise, it provides an essential overview of the different currents in American literature in an accessible, engaging style.

This book features:the pre-colonial era to the present, including new media formatsthe evolution of literary traditions, themes, and aestheticsreadings of individual texts, contextualized within American cultural historyliterary theory in the United Statesa core reading list in American Literaturean extended glossary and study aid. This book is ideal as a companion to courses in American Literature and American Studies, or as a study aid for exams.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 196 pages, 17 Halftones, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Literary studies: general
  • ISBN: 9780415742177



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