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Oxford anthology of American literature

Oxford anthology of American literature

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 1644-1647.

    Statementchosen and edited by William Rose Benét and Norman Holmes Pearson.
    ContributionsBenét, William Rose, 1886-1950., Pearson, Norman Holmes.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v (1658 p.) ;
    Number of Pages1658
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19438031M

      Here is the eagerly awaited new edition of The Oxford Book of American Poetry brought completely up to date and dramatically expanded by poet David Lehman. It is a rich, capacious volume, featuring the work of more than poets-almost three times as many as the edition. Author: Tilottoma Misra; Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA ISBN: Category: Literary Collections Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Covering almost 60 years (since early s) of literary activity, this two-volume anthology includes fiction, poetry, and essays by some of the leading writers from North-East India, comprising the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur.

      The Oxford Anthology of American Literature printed the work of 12 women, but the edition of the popular Major American Writers included . The Oxford anthology of American literature by William Rose Benét; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Literary collections, American literature; Places: United States.

    The. Oxford Anthology. Of. American Literature. Chosen And Edited By. William Rose Benet. And. Norman Holmes Pearson. In Two Volumes. Volume 1 Oxford University Press.   As David Stern observes, the People of the Book have mostly been the people of a particular kind of book: the anthology, of which the prayer book is one enduring instance (3). The books of Psalms and Proverbs are anthologies; the Song of Songs possibly so; Alicia Suskin Ostriker calls the Hebrew Bible (ta biblia, “the books”) a “wildly composite set of documents, an arena of mysteries Author: Eric Murphy Selinger.


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