Outline Of American Literature 1991

by Kathryn VanSpanckeren

  1. Early American and Colonial Period to 1776
  2. Democratic Origins and Revolutionary Writers, 1776-1820
  3. The Romantic Period, 1820-1860: Essayists and Poets
  4. The Romantic Period, 1820-1860: Fiction
  5. The Rise of Realism: 1860-1914
  6. Modernism and Experimentation: 1914-1945
  7. American Poetry Since 1945: The Anti-Tradition
  8. American Prose Since 1945: Realism and Experimentation
  9. Authors
  10. Glossary

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