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Outline of American Literature

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Outline of American Literature
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Publisher: U.S. Department of State
ISBN/ASIN: B004P8JMA2
Number of pages: 179

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The Outline of American literature, newly revised, traces the paths of American narrative, fiction, poetry and drama as they move from pre-colonial times into the present, through such literary movements as romanticism, realism and experimentation.

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