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literature of the United States.

Marcus Cunliffe

literature of the United States.

by Marcus Cunliffe

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, Eng .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    This ed. first published 1967.

    SeriesA Pelican original
    The Physical Object
    Pagination409 p. --
    Number of Pages409
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14667254M

    During the s, a very prevalent form of book censorship in the United States was book burning. In October , William Pynchon's pamphlet, The Meritorious Price of Our Redemption, was criticized and promptly burned by the Puritan government.   The book holds the record for being banned longer than any other literary work in the United States--prohibited in , and not legally published until the Supreme Court overturned the ban in Memoirs husetts (). Of course, once it was legal it lost much of its appeal: by standards, nothing written in was liable to shock : Tom Head.

    American literature, literature in English produced in what is now the United States of America. Colonial Literature. American writing began with the work of English adventurers and colonists in the New World chiefly for the benefit of readers in the mother country. This was the earliest American literature: practical, straightforward, often derivative of literature in Great Britain, and focused on the future. In its earliest days, during the s, American literature consisted mostly of practical nonfiction written by British settlers who populated the colonies that would become the United States.

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MARSHALL WALKER has taught American literature for many years, formerly at Glasgow University and now at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand, where he is Professor of English. His published works include Robert Penn Warren: A Vision Earned ().5/5(1).

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