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A New Literary History of America, Marcus,  Greil  and Sollors,  Werner
A New Literary History of America
Marcus, Greil and Sollors, Werner

Writing,Language & Reference - Published: 1/Apr/2012 - ISBN: 9780674064102

In more than 200 original essays, cultural creations of every kind including, literature, music, film, art, history, science, philosophy, political rhetoric appear in relation to each other, and to the time and place that give them shape. Beginning with an essay on the first appearance of 'America' on a map this great collection of writing includes pieces on Thoreau, Jefferson, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Woody Guthrie, Billy Holiday, Bob Dylan, Catcher in the Rye, Elizabeth Bishop, Hurricane Katrina and finishes with a piece on Barack Obama. A great book to browse through and explore the wonderful, rich history of America through literature.

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