Outline of American Literature

Outline of American Literature

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This book, a 2006 publication of the U.S. Department of State, traces the paths of American narrative, fiction, poetry and drama as they move from pre-colonial times into the present, through such literary movements as romanticism, realism and experimentation.


Early American and Colonial Period to 1776
Democratic Origins and Revolutionary Writers, 1776-1820
The Romantic Period, 1820-1860: Essayists and Poets
The Romantic Period, 1820-1860: Fiction
The Rise of Realism: 1860-1914
Modernism and Experimentation: 1914-1945
American Poetry, 1945–1990: The Anti-Tradition
American Prose, 1945–1990: Realism and Experimentation
Contemporary American Poetry
Contemporary American Literature

Note: This Kindle edition includes the full, unabridged text of the original. However, due to copyright restrictions, photographs and excerpts from certain poems that are included in the original 2006 edition are not included in this Kindle edition. Those poems are: “In a Station of the Metro” by Ezra Pound; “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” by Robert Frost; “Disillusionment of Ten O’Clock” by Wallace Stevens; “The Red Wheelbarrow” and “The Young Housewife” by William Carlos Williams; “The Negro Speaks of Rivers” by Langston Hughes; “The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner” by Randall Jarrell; “The Wild Iris” by Louise Glück; “Chickamauga” by Charles Wright; “To the Engraver of My Skin” by Mark Doty; “Mule Heart” by Jane Hirshfield; “The Black Snake” by Mary Oliver; “The Dead” by Billy Collins, “The Want Bone” by Robert Pinsky; “Facing It” by Yusef Komunyakaa.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR Kathryn VanSpanckeren is Professor of English at the University of Tampa, has lectured in American literature widely abroad, and is former director of the Fulbright-sponsored Summer Institute in American Literature for international scholars. Her publications include poetry and scholarship. She received her Bachelors degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and her Ph.D. from Harvard University.