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The cycle of American literature

an essay in historical criticis

by Robert E. Spiller

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Published by New American Library; Muller in New York .
Written in English


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StatementRobert E. Spiller.
SeriesMentor books
The Physical Object
Pagination240p., 18cm
Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL18519806M

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The Cycle of American Literature book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. The writing of history, like other forms of art, requires distance before it can acquire perspective"" and this study attempts to give the history of American literature with such a singleness of vision.

Beginning with Jonathan Edwards, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson, it devotes each of a dozen or more chapters to two or three of the undoubtedly outstanding literary men of each. Spiller writes with a keen eye for literature and provides readers with a rich sense of context for the historical periods in which seminal works of American literature were written.

If you're a teacher of American lit. or even a closet lit. fan, you will no doubt find this criticism enlightening.5/5(1). The Cycle of American Literature Paperback – January 1, by ROBERT E SPILLER (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all 16 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Spiller, Robert Ernest, Cycle of American literature.

The centerpiece essay of the book, “The Cycles of American Politics,” follows up on this dialectic between pragmatics and ideology, experiment and destiny, by dividing United States history. American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library.

Open Library. Featured movies All video latest This Just In Prelinger Archives Democracy Now. Full text of "The Cycle Of American Literature". Get this from a library. The cycle of American literature: an essay in historical criticism. [Robert Ernest Spiller] -- Reviews American literature in terms of its major authors and from the vantage point of the period of its greatest achievement, the twentieth century.

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Colonial literature. Because of the large immigration to New England in the s, the articulation of Puritan ideals, and the early establishment of a college and a printing press in Cambridge, the British colonies have often been regarded as the center of early American literature.

However, the first European settlements in North America had been founded elsewhere many years earlier. The cycle of American literature by Robert Ernest Spiller; 7 editions; First published in ; Subjects: American literature, Cycles (Literature), History and criticism, Littérature américaine, Histoire et critique.

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The Cycle Of American Literature Item Preview remove-circle This is an excellent history of American literature from the beginning to midth century.

I've read it at least twice and am reading it again. I find new ideas and insights each time I read it. 8, Views. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The cycle of American literature by Robert Ernest Spiller,New American Library edition, in EnglishCited by: American Literature Timeline Period Dates Period Name Period Characteristics Famous Authors and Works Arri - 20, B.C Native Americans 1.

Oral literature: epic narratives, creation myths, stories, poems, songs. Use stories to teach moral lessons and convey practical information about the natural world. Size: 83KB. History- TruthQuest History is a literature-rich history curriculum for grades K It's based on the history cycle, and there are eight books that cover ancient history through modern times and three books that cover American history.

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The short story cycle rose and proliferated because its form compellingly renders the uncertainties that emerge from the twin pillars of modern America. Howard Phillips Lovecraft ( - ), who published as H.P. Lovecraft, was an American author of odd tales and horror stories that can be attributed to the Gothic, Horror, Supernatural, Science Fiction and Weird genres.

He died unknown and in poverty but achieved great acclaim after his death. He published under multiple pen names: Lewis Theobald, Humphrey Littlewit. H. L. Mencken, a clamorous advocate for modern American literature, remarked of Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio () that ‘nothing quite like it is to be found in our literature’ (qtd in Mann ).

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