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Title The Cambridge history of American literature / general editor, Sacvan Bercovitch ; associate editor, Cyrus R.K. Patell.
Imprint Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994-2005.

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Subject American literature -- History and criticism.
English literature History.
United States.
Alt Name Bercovitch, Sacvan.
Patell, Cyrus R. K.
Bercovitch, Sacvan.
Patell, Cyrus R. K.
Add Title History of American literature
American literature
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PS92 .C34 1994  v.1    AVAILABLE  LOCAL CIRC ONLY
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Subject American literature -- History and criticism.
English literature History.
United States.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Alt Name Bercovitch, Sacvan.
Patell, Cyrus R. K.
Bercovitch, Sacvan.
Patell, Cyrus R. K.
Add Title History of American literature
American literature
Description 8 volumes ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents v. 1. 1590-1820 -- 1. The literature of colonisation / Myra Jehlen -- 2. New England puritan literature / Emory Elliott -- 3. British-American belles lettres / David S. Shields -- 4. The American enlightenment, 1750-1820 / Robert A. Ferguson -- 5. The literature of the revolutionary and early national periods / Michael T. Gilmore -- v. 2. 1820-1865 -- 1. Conditions of Literary Vocation, 1820-1850 / Michael D. Bell -- 2. The literature of the expansion and race conflict / Eric Sundquist -- 3. The transcendentalists / Barbara L. Packer -- 4. Narrative forms / Jonathan Arac -- v. 3. Prose writing, 1860-1920 -- Introduction / Sacvan Bercovitch -- Part I. The American Literary Field, 1860-1890 / Richard H. Brodhead -- 1. Cultures of letters -- 2. After the American Renaissance -- 3. Domestic literary culture -- 4. Books for the millions -- 5. Onstage -- 6. Literary high culture -- 7. Out of the center -- 8. A case study : literary regionalism -- 9. Regional writing and the role of the author -- Part II. Literary Forms and Mass Culture, 1870-1920 / Nancy Bentley -- 1. Museum realism -- 2. Howells, James, and the aesthetic republic -- 3. Women and realist authorship -- 4. Chesnutt and imperial spectacle -- 5. Wharton, travel, and modernity -- 6. Adams, James, DuBois, and social thought-- Part III. Promises of American Life, 1880-1920 / Walter Benn Michaels -- 1. An American tragedy, or the promise of American life -- 2. The production of visibility -- 3. The contracted heart -- 4. Success -- Part IV. Becoming Multicultural : Culture, Economy, and the Novel, 1860-1920 / Susan L. Mizruchi -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Remembering civil war -- 3. Social death and the reconstruction of slavery -- 4. Cosmopolitan variations -- 5. Native American sacrifice in an age of progress -- 6. Marketing culture -- 7. Varieties of work -- 8. Corporate America -- 9. Realist utopias -- v. 4. Nineteenth-century poetry, 1800-1910 -- Introduction / Sacvan Bercovitch and Neal Dolan -- Part I. American Verse Traditions, 1800-1855 / Barbara Packer -- 1. Neoclassicism : comic and satiric verse -- 2. Early narrative and lyric -- 3. Transcendentalism -- Part II. Poetry and Public Discourse, 1820-1910 / Shira Wolosky -- Preface: The claims of rhetoric -- 1. Modest claims -- 2. Claiming the Bible -- 3. Poetic language -- 4. Plural identities -- 5. Walt Whitman : the office of the poet -- 6. Emily Dickinson : the violence of the imagination -- Chronology / Neal Dolan -- v. 5. Poetry and criticism, 1900-1950 -- Part I. Modernist Lyric in the Culture of Capital / Andrew Dubois and Frank Lentricchia --1. Anthologies and audience, genteel to modern -- 2. Robert Frost -- 3. Wallace Stevens -- 4. T.S. Eliot -- 5. Ezra Pound -- Epilogue -- Part II. Poetry in the Machine Age / Irene Ramalho Santos --1. Gertrude Stein : the poet as master of repetition -- 2. William Carlos Williams : in search of a western dialect -- 3. H.D. : a poet between worlds -- 4. Marianne Moore : a voracity of contemplation -- 5. Hart Crane : tortured with history -- 6. Langston Hughes : the color of modernism -- Part III. Literary Criticism / William Cain -- Preface -- 1. Inventing American literature -- 2. Intellectuals, cultural critics, men and women of letters -- 3. Southerners, agrarians, and New Critics : the institutions of a modern criticism -- v. 6. Prose writing, 1910-1950 -- Introduction / Sacvan Bercovitch and Jonathan Fortescue -- I.A cultural history of the modern American novel / David Minter -- Prologue Part I.A Dream City, Lyric Years, and a Great War --1. The novel as ironic reflection -- 2. Confidence and uncertainty in The Portrait of a Lady -- 3. Lines of expansion -- 4. Four contemporaries and closing of the west -- 5. Chicago's 'Dream City' -- 6. Frederick Jackson Turner in the dream city -- 7. Henry Adams's Education and the grammar of progress -- 8. Jack London's career and popular discourse -- 9. Innocence in the 'Lyric Years ': 1900-1916 -- 10. The Armory Show of 1913 and the decline of innocence -- 11. The play of hope and despair -- Part II. Fiction in a Time of Plenty -- 12. When the war was over : the return of detachment -- 13. The 'Jazz Age' and the 'Lost Generation' revisited -- 14. The perils of plenty, or how the Twenties acquired a paranoid tilt -- 15. Disenchantment, flight, and the rise of professionalism in an age of plenty -- 16. Class, power, and violence in a new age -- 17. The fear of feminization and the logic of modest ambitions -- 18. Marginality and authority/race, gender and region -- 19. War as metaphor : the example of Ernest Hemingway -- Part III. The Fate of Writing During the Great Depression -- 20. The discovery of poverty and the return of commitment -- 21. The search for 'culture' as a form of commitment -- 22. Three responses : the examples of Henry Miller, Djuna Barnes, and John Dos Passos -- 23. Cowboys, detectives and other tough-guy antinomians : residual individualism and hedged commitments -- 24. The search for shared purpose : struggles on the left -- 25. Documentary literature and the disarming of dissent -- 26. The southern renaissance : forms of reaction and innovation -- 27. History and novels/novels and history : the example of William Faulkner -- II. Fictions of the Harlem Renaissance / Rafia Zafar -- 1. A new Negro? -- 2. Black Manhattan -- 3. Avatars and Manifestos -- 4. At home and homeless in Harlem -- 5. New Negro, New Woman -- 6. Thurman and Nugent -- 7. Minor writers -- 8. Hurston and Wright -- 9. Black Modernism -- III. Ethnic Modernism / Werner Sollors -- Introduction -- 1. Gertrude Stein and 'Negro Sunshine' -- 2. Ethnic lives and 'lifelets' -- 3. Ethnic themes, modern themes -- 4. Mary Antin : progressive optimism against odds -- 5. Who is 'American'? -- 6. American languages -- 7. 'All the past we leave behind'? : Ole E. Rølvaag and the immigrant trilogy -- 8. Modernism, ethnic labeling and the quest for wholeness : Jean Toomer's new American race -- 9. Freud, Marx, hard-boiled 10. Hemingway spoken here -- 11. Henry Roth : ethnicity, modernity, and modernism -- 12. The clock, the salesman and the beast -- 13. Was modernism anti-totalitarian -- 14. Facing the extreme -- 15. Grand central terminal -- v. 7. Prose writing, 1940-1990 -- 1. The drama from 1940-1990 / Christopher Bigsby -- 2. Fiction and society / Morris Dickstein -- 3. After the Southern Renaissance / John Burt -- 4. Postmodern fictions, 1970-1990 / Wendy Steiner -- 5. Emergent literatures / Cyrus R.K. Patell -- v. 8. Poetry and criticism, 1940-1995. Part I. Poetry, Politics, and Intellectuals / Robert Von Hallberg -- 1. The place of poetry in the Culture, 1945-1950 -- 2. Politics -- 3. Rear-guards -- 4. Avant-gardes -- 5. Authenticity -- 6. Translation Conclusion : the place of poets, 1995 -- Appendix I: Biographies of Poets -- Part II. Criticism Since 1940 / Evan Carton and Gerald Graff -- Introduction -- 1. Politics and American criticism -- 2. The emergence of academic criticism -- 3. The nationalising of the new criticism -- 4. The canon, the academy, and gender -- 5. Deconstruction and post-structuralism -- 6. From textuality to materiality -- 7. Cultural and historical studies -- Conclusion : academic criticism and its discontents -- Appendix II: Biographies of critics -- Chronology 1940-1945 -- Bibliography.
Summary Multi-volume history of American literature.
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OCLC # 27222151