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By David S. Reynolds

ISBN-10: 0199782849

ISBN-13: 9780199782840

The award-winning Beneath the yankee Renaissance is a vintage paintings on American literature. It immeasurably broadens our wisdom of our most vital literary interval, as first pointed out by means of F.O. Matthiessen's American Renaissance. With its blend of sharp severe perception, attractive remark, and narrative force, it represents the type of masterful cultural heritage for which David Reynolds is understood. the following the foremost works of Emerson, Thoreau, Whitman, Poe, Hawthorne, Melville, and Dickinson obtain amazing, unique readings set opposed to the wealthy backdrop of latest well known writing. Now again in print, the amount contains a new foreword through historian Sean Wilentz that finds the book's impression and impact. A magisterial paintings of feedback and cultural historical past, Beneath the yankee Renaissance will fascinate somebody drawn to the genesis of America's most vital literary epoch and the enduring figures who outlined it.

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