On native grounds: an interpretation of modern American prose literature

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Harcourt, Brace & World, 1942 - Literary Criticism - 541 pages
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An interpretation of modern American prose and experience. It attempts to follow American literature from the troubled 1890's to the present period.

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On native grounds: an interpretation of modern American prose literature

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Kazin rounds up the usual suspects in this 1942 survey of American literature. Though many of the authors discussed went on to greater glory and hence more in-depth studies after its publication ... Read full review

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A really interesting look at American literature written during WWII. Fascinating to see who Kazin praises, and who he doesn't. There's a great preface where he admits to missing the boat on Faulkner ... Read full review

Contents

American Fin de Steele
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Edith Wharton and Theodore Dreiser
73
The Superman and the Muckrake
91
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