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This A-Z, cross-referenced and illustrated identify presents a special review of the interval following the Civil conflict throughout the emergence of the U.S. as a global energy on the finish of global battle 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, struggle Writing); well known leisure (Baseball, Boxing); publishing (Scribner's Magazine); works of literature and nonfiction ("Billy Budd," "The thought of the rest Class"); and lots more and plenty extra. The research of a variety of classics in American literature, seen as cultural and historic files, cultivates serious abilities in analyzing texts from numerous views, together with aesthetic, biographical, social, historic, racial and gendered. in addition to its significant other identify at the interval overlaying 1820 to 1870, this set offers a finished evaluation of a key century in American historic and literary stories.
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Sales have spilled over the normal channels for counting. The total is rising as unstoppably as the Mississippi in the spring, swelled by more than 700 editions in more than fifty languages. The responses of readers to come will vary with their niche on earth and their unique moment of time. But the long-increasing appeal of Huckleberry Finn ensures that readers will continue to enjoy it. See also Adolescence; Blacks; Children’s Literature; Humor; Reconstruction; Reform BIBLIOGRAPHY Primary Works Twain, Mark.