By Tom Quirk
This A-Z, cross-referenced and illustrated identify offers a special assessment of the interval following the Civil conflict during the emergence of the us as an international strength on the finish of global conflict I. The set beneficial properties greater than 250 survey entries. matters contain: political subject matters (Reform, Women's Suffrage); principles in context (Scientific Materialism, Darwinism); values (Assimilation, Success); society (Labor, Mass Marketing); genres (Science Fiction, warfare Writing); renowned leisure (Baseball, Boxing); publishing (Scribner's Magazine); works of literature and nonfiction ("Billy Budd," "The conception of the rest Class"); and lots more and plenty extra. The research of quite a lot of classics in American literature, considered as cultural and ancient records, cultivates severe talents in interpreting texts from quite a few views, together with aesthetic, biographical, social, ancient, racial and gendered. in addition to its better half name at the interval overlaying 1820 to 1870, this set offers a accomplished evaluation of a key century in American old and literary stories.
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