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Harper's Magazine made its debut in June 1850, the brainchild of the prominent New York book-publishing firm Harper & Brothers. Harper's Magazine, the oldest general-interest monthly in America, explores the issues that drive our national conversation, through long-form narrative journalism and essays, and such celebrated features as the iconic Harper's Index. With its emphasis on fine writing and original thought Harper's provides readers with a unique perspective on politics, society, the environment, and culture.

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Release: 1893
File: Pages
ISBN-13: WISC:89008357576

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Author: Charles Reade
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Release: 1874
File: Pages
ISBN-13: CORNELL:31924013538875

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As these pieces demonstrate, Woolson offered keen observations on the issues she cared most deeply about, namely the cultural and political transformation of the United States in the wake of the Civil War, the status of women writers and artists in the nineteenth century, and the growing implications of nationalism and imperialism." "This collection features selections from each of the three distinct periods of Woolson's career and includes a chronology of her life and travels. Focusing primarily on Woolson's short stories, editors Victoria Brehm and Sharon L. Dean also include a representative letter, poem, and travel sketch for each section."--BOOK JACKET.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Constance Fenimore Woolson
Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press
Release: 2004
File: 342 Pages
ISBN-13: 1572333537

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Works from America's oldest monthly

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Genre: History
Author: Anthology
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Release: 2000
File: 712 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:49015002532712

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The terms 'poetry' and 'realism' have a complex and often oppositional relationship in American literary histories of the postbellum period. The core narrative holds that 'realism', the major literary 'movement' of the era, developed apace in prose fiction, while poetry, stuck in a hopelessly idealist late-Romantic mode, languished and stagnated. Poetry is almost entirely absent from scholarship on American literary realism except as the emblem of realism's opposite: a desiccated genteel 'twilight of the poets.' Realist Poetics in American Culture, 1866-1900 refutes the familiar narrative of postbellum poetics as a scene of failure, and it recovers the active and variegated practices of a diverse array of realist poets across print culture. The triumph of the twilight tale in the twentieth century obscured, minimized, and flattened the many poetic discourses of the age, including but not limited to a significant body of realist poems currently missing from US literary histories. Excavating an extensive archive of realist poems, the volume offers a significant revision to the genre-exclusive story of realism and, by extension, to the very foundations of postbellum American literary history dating back to the earliest stages of the discipline.

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Genre: Literary Criticism
Author: Elizabeth Renker
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release: 2018-06-07
File: 224 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780198808787

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An expansive, radiant, and genre-defying investigation into bonding—and how we are shaped by forces we cannot fully know Is love a force akin to gravity? A kind of invisible fabric which enables communications through space and time? Artist Harry Dodge finds himself contemplating such questions as his father declines from dementia and he rekindles a bewildering but powerful relationship with his birth mother. A meteorite Dodge orders on eBay becomes a mysterious catalyst for a reckoning with the vital forces of matter, the nature of consciousness, and the bafflements of belonging. Structured around a series of formative, formidable coincidences in Dodge’s life, My Meteorite journeys with stylistic bravura from Barthes to Blade Runner, from punk to Pale Fire. It is a wild, incandescent book that creates a literary universe of its own. Blending the personal and the philosophical, the raw and the surreal, the transgressive and the heartbreaking, Harry Dodge revitalizes our world, illuminating the magic just under the surface of daily life.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Harry Dodge
Publisher: Penguin
Release: 2020-03-17
File: 336 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780525506201

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She argues that for both writers, the manner in which they saw and transcribed landscape informed their ways of seeing themselves as artists." "Full of fresh insights into the literary achievements of both Woolson and Wharton, Dean's book will also prompt readers to reconsider their own responses and obligations to landscape and how those responses are shaped by their experiences and by larger cultural forces."--BOOK JACKET.

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Genre: Literary Criticism
Author: Sharon L. Dean
Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press
Release: 2002
File: 268 Pages
ISBN-13: 1572331941

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A-Z entries detail the lives, works, and critical reception of more than 70 American writers of the 19th century.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Denise D. Knight
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Release: 2003
File: 458 Pages
ISBN-13: 031332140X

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Publisher: Heritage Capital Corporation
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File: Pages
ISBN-13: 1599672596

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Essays on American prose writers during a period marked by enormous cultural change in a short period of time. Like female sexuality, issues of race and ethnicity were some of the most volatile themes addressed in women's prose writings of this period. Some of the many ethnic and religious groups that emerged as significant literary voices were Jewish, Native American, African American, Euramericans, and Asian.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Sharon M. Harris, Professor
Publisher: Detroit [Mich.] : Gale Group
Release: 2000
File: 460 Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105025117735

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