By Tom Quirk
This A-Z, cross-referenced and illustrated identify presents a special review of the interval following the Civil warfare during the emergence of the us as an international strength on the finish of global warfare I. The set positive factors greater than 250 survey entries. topics contain: political themes (Reform, Women's Suffrage); principles in context (Scientific Materialism, Darwinism); values (Assimilation, Success); society (Labor, Mass Marketing); genres (Science Fiction, conflict Writing); renowned leisure (Baseball, Boxing); publishing (Scribner's Magazine); works of literature and nonfiction ("Billy Budd," "The thought of the relaxation Class"); and masses extra. The research of a variety of classics in American literature, considered as cultural and old files, cultivates severe talents in interpreting texts from a variety of views, together with aesthetic, biographical, social, ancient, racial and gendered. in addition to its spouse name at the interval overlaying 1820 to 1870, this set offers a finished assessment of a key century in American old and literary experiences.
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She frequently refers to the awe with which she holds the Declaration of Independence because it applies not only to 1776 but to those like herself who revolt against their life’s circumstances and choose to embrace America. Praising the public school as a version of the declaration come to life, she tells her audience that “you born Americans” should be happy to hear her story because “it is the story of the growth of your country; of the flocking of your brothers and sister from the far ends of the earth to the flag you love” (p.
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American History Through Literature 1870-1920, Volume 3 by Tom Quirk