On native grounds: an interpretation of modern American prose literature

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Doubleday, 1956 - American literature - 425 pages
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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

The Opening Struggle for Realism
1
American Fin de Siecle
37
Edith Wharton
53
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