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Literature and American life

Percy Holmes Boynton

Literature and American life

for students of American literature

by Percy Holmes Boynton

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Published by Ginn and company in Boston, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- History and criticism,
    • United States -- Intellectual life

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Percy H. Boynton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS88 .B67
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 933, [1] p.
      Number of Pages933
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6336412M
      LC Control Number36010024
      OCLC/WorldCa1465248

        Puritan writing was used to glorify God and to relate God more directly to our world. Puritan literature was commonly a realistic approach to life. “Puritanism as a historical phenomenon and as a living presence in American life has enriched American literature in ways far too numerous to detail here. ” (G. Perkins B. Engaging Content: Unlike dry textbook instruction, our lessons bring Edgar Allan Poe, Herman Melville and other American literature topics to life while providing a high level of quality education.

      Black Hawk, an Autobiography () is the first example of an “as told to” life story, collected from Black Hawk (Sauk) by Antoine Le Claire and edited by John Patterson. The book A Spectacular Secret: Lynching in American Life and Literature, Jacqueline Goldsby is published by University of Chicago Press.

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