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By Richard Gray

ISBN-10: 1405192305

ISBN-13: 9781405192309

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ISBN-13: 9781405192316

  • A short historical past of yankee Literature deals scholars and basic readers a concise and up to date historical past of the complete variety of yankee writing from its origins until eventually the current day. 
  • Represents the single updated concise background of yank literature 
  • Covers fiction, poetry, drama and non-fiction, in addition to having a look  at different kinds of literature together with folktales, spirituals, the detective tale, the mystery and technology fiction
  • Considers how our figuring out of yankee literature has replaced over the last twenty years
  • Offers scholars an abridged model of History of yank Literature, a booklet commonly thought of the normal   survey text 
  • Provides a useful creation to the topic for college students of yank literature, American experiences and all these drawn to the literature and tradition of the United States

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