By Andrew Hook
First released among 1982 and 1983, this sequence examines the notably American cultural context out of which the nation’s literature has built. masking the years from 1865 to 1900, this 3rd quantity of American Literature in Context specializes in the struggles of yank writers to make experience in their speedily altering global. as well as such significant figures as Walt Whitman, Henry James, Emily Dickinson and Mark Twain, it analyses the writings of an unorthodox economist (Henry George), a Utopian reformer (Edward Bellamy) and a serious sociologist (Thorstein Veblen). specific cognizance is paid to the problem to traditional literary and cultural values represented via writers reminiscent of William Dean Howell who pursued a brand new type of clinical, democratic realism in American writing.
This publication could be of curiosity to these learning American literature and American studies.
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American Literature in Context: 1865-1900: Volume 3 (Routledge Revivals: American Literature in Context) by Andrew Hook