American Renaissance by F. O. Matthiessen
Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and Whitman

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This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.
 

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Published December 31, 1968 by Oxford University Press, USA. 712 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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A monumental revisionist study of 19th-century American literature that challenges both popular critical conceptions of Emerson, Whitman, Poe, et al., as well as fashionable schools of literary analysis.

Apr 15 1988 | Read Full Review of American Renaissance:Art and ...

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From the 1930s, New York's famous intellectuals—Max Eastman, Max Lerner, Sidney Hook, Dwight Macdonald, Irving Howe—took their literary axes to one another over the nature and threat of the Soviet Union and anti-Soviet behavior.

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The half decade from 1850-1855, saw the concentration of some of the greatest works in American literature.

May 22 1941 | Read Full Review of American Renaissance:Art and ...

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