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The first thematic series published for American literature, THE WADSWORTH THEMES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE SERIES is currently comprised of 21 themes spanning the time period normally covered in the two-semester American literature survey course-1492 to th. .

The first thematic series published for American literature, THE WADSWORTH THEMES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE SERIES is currently comprised of 21 themes spanning the time period normally covered in the two-semester American literature survey course-1492 to the present.

Series: Wadsworth Themes in American Literature: 1945-Present (Book 17). Paperback: 112 pages. It was shipped pretty fast and the it was brand new. I was able to use it in the class at proper time. ISBN-13: 978-1428262492. Product Dimensions: . x . x 9 inches.

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Theme 18: Class conflicts and the American dream. Theme 19: Exploring gender and sexual norms. These mini-anthologies. Theme 20: Witnessing war. Theme 21. Religion and spirituality. Each of these themes is drawn from the Wadsworth anthology of American literature"-Preface. The Wadsworth themes in American literature series - theme 17-21. Literary collections.

Like other national literatures, American literature was shaped by the history of the country that produced it. For almost a century and a half, America was merely a group of colonies scattered along the eastern seaboard of the North American continent-colonies from which a few hardy souls. For almost a century and a half, America was merely a group of colonies scattered along the eastern seaboard of the North American continent-colonies from which a few hardy souls tentatively ventured westward. After a successful rebellion against the motherland, America became the United States, a nation. By the end of the 19th century this nation extended southward to the Gulf of Mexico, northward to the 49th parallel, and westward to the Pacific.

Wadsworth Themes in American Literature Series. 1. Race and Ethnicity in the Melting Pot. 2. Class Conflicts and the American Dream. 3. Exploring Gender and Sexual Norms. Robert Frost: A Biography (contract signed, deadline for delivery to Blackwell-Wiley: 2015) . The Oxford Anthology of American Literature (contract issued in 2014, publication forthcoming).

The Wadsworth Themes American Literature Series, 1945-Present, Theme 21: Religion and Spirituality. by Jay Parini, Henry Hart.

Most of the themes from earlier volumes find their culmination right here

Most of the themes from earlier volumes find their culmination right here. Hart uses students a possibility to concentrate about the matter of ethnic background and race in contemporary America. He explores the duty of course, gender, as well as sexuality in American society.

As Fredrick Carpenter explains in American Literature and the Dream, The American dream has never been defined .

As Fredrick Carpenter explains in American Literature and the Dream, The American dream has never been defined exactly, and probably never can be. It is both too various and too vague: many men have meant many different things by i. ut American Literature has been defined more exactly and has been outlined in courses and embodied in anthologies. Blueprinting the American Dream: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin From the very beginning the national literature of America has been preoccupied with questions of the self and identity.

American literature is literature written or produced in the United States of America and its preceding colonies (for specific discussions of poetry and theater, see Poetry of the United States and Theater in the United States)

American literature is literature written or produced in the United States of America and its preceding colonies (for specific discussions of poetry and theater, see Poetry of the United States and Theater in the United States). Before the founding of the United States, the British colonies on the eastern coast of the present-day United States were heavily influenced by English literature. The American literary tradition thus began as part of the broader tradition of English literature.

The first thematic series published for American literature, THE WADSWORTH THEMES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE SERIES is currently comprised of 21 themes spanning the time period normally covered in the two-semester American literature survey course--1492 to the present. Each carefully edited booklet centers on a core issue of the period with attention given to the development of key themes. Each thematic booklet offers an introductory contextual essay, a variety of literary perspectives, headnotes and footnotes, along with a variety of visual elements. Henry Hart is a contemporary poet, biographer, and critic with a broad range of work to his credit. He currently holds a chair in literature at the College of William and Mary. His themes are drawn from the postwar era, and he puts before readers a seductive range of work by poets, fiction writers, and essayists. Many of the themes from earlier volumes find their culmination here. Hart offers students a chance to think hard about the matter of ethnicity and race in contemporary America. He explores the role of class, gender, and sexuality in American society. In all, these thematic booklets by Hart are certain to challenge, entertain, and instruct.

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