“For history is long, long, long,” Whitman wrote in his essay. had his flaws. Cohen is a professor of American literature.

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But by 1920, for the first time in the nation’s history, the majority. accepting the Nobel Prize in Literature, he told the audience in Stockholm’s City Hall that he and his entire generation of.

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.

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After the War of 1812, there was an increasing desire to produce a uniquely American literature and culture, and a number of literary figures emerged, among them Washington Irving, William Cullen Bryant, and James Fenimore Cooper.Irving wrote humorous works in Salmagundi and the satire A History of New York, by Diedrich Knickerbocker (1809). Bryant wrote early romantic and nature-inspired.

Native American history spans an array of diverse groups and leaders like Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse and Tecumseh, and events like the Trail of Tears, the French and Indian War and the Battle of.

This text is an overview of American Literature from the Colonial period (1492-1775) to the time the book was originally published in 1944. Selections from Capt. John Smith, St. Isaac Jogues, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Edgar Allan Poe, Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Robert Frost, and TS Eliot.

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in which he shared his vast knowledge of American and Montana history. His awards include the 2008 H.G. Merriam Award for distinguished contribution to Montana literature, UM professor of the year.

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African-American literature is the body of literature produced in the United States by writers of African descent. It begins with the works of such late 18th-century writers as Phillis Wheatley.Before the high point of slave narratives, African-American literature was dominated by.

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