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The Resource From puritanism to postmodernism : a history of American literature, Richard Ruland and Malcolm Bradbury ; with a new preface by Richard Ruland and foreword by Linda Wagner-Martin

From puritanism to postmodernism : a history of American literature, Richard Ruland and Malcolm Bradbury ; with a new preface by Richard Ruland and foreword by Linda Wagner-Martin

Label
From puritanism to postmodernism : a history of American literature
Title
From puritanism to postmodernism
Title remainder
a history of American literature
Statement of responsibility
Richard Ruland and Malcolm Bradbury ; with a new preface by Richard Ruland and foreword by Linda Wagner-Martin
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Widely acknowledged as a contemporary classic that has introduced thousands of readers to American literature From Puritanism to Postmodernism A History of American Literature brilliantly charts the fascinating story of American literature from the Puritan legacy to the advent of postmodernism. From realism and romanticism to modernism and postmodernism it examines and reflects on the work of a rich panoply of writers including Poe Melville Fitzgerald Pound Wallace Stevens Gwendolyn Brooks and Thomas Pynchon. Characterised throughout by a vibrant and engaging style it is a superb introduction to American literature placing it thoughtfully in its rich social ideological and historical context. A tour de force of both literary and historical writing this Routledge Classics edition includes a new preface by co author Richard Ruland a new foreword by Linda Wagner Martin and a fascinating interview with Richard Ruland in which he reflects on the nature of American fiction and his collaboration with Malclolm Bradbury. It is published here for the first time
Cataloging source
DLC
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1932-
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Ruland, Richard
Dewey number
810.9
Index
index present
LC call number
PS88
LC item number
.R795 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • indexes
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1932-2000
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  • Bradbury, Malcolm
  • Wagner-Martin, Linda
Series statement
Routledge classics
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American literature
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Label
From puritanism to postmodernism : a history of American literature, Richard Ruland and Malcolm Bradbury ; with a new preface by Richard Ruland and foreword by Linda Wagner-Martin
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 441 pages
Isbn
9781138642065
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (FIPpSEB)TF8642065
  • (FIPpSEB)TF8642065
Label
From puritanism to postmodernism : a history of American literature, Richard Ruland and Malcolm Bradbury ; with a new preface by Richard Ruland and foreword by Linda Wagner-Martin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 441 pages
Isbn
9781138642065
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (FIPpSEB)TF8642065
  • (FIPpSEB)TF8642065

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