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America's Coming-Of-Age (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1915. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... It is a principle that shines impartially on the just and on the unjust that once you have a point of view all history will back you up. Everything no doubt depends upon evidence; and considering the case which has been outlined in the last chapter, an appeal to American literature, if literature really does record the spirit of a people, is an appeal that leads, I think, to evidence of a material sort. Something, in American literature, has always been wanting -- every one, I think, feels that. Aside from the question of talent, there is not, excepting Walt Whitman, one American writer who comes home to a modern American with that deep, moving, shaking impact of personality for which *Author: Brooks, Van Wyck *Binding Type: Paperback *Number of Pages: 30 *Publication Date: 2012/01/06 *Language: English *Dimensions: 5.98 x 9.01 x 0.12 inches


Publisher General Books
Mfg Part# 9780217555425
SKU 213917098
Format Paperback
ISBN10 021755542X
Release Date 1/26/2010
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0030
Publisher General Books
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