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Society and literature in America

Perry Miller

Society and literature in America

Inaugural address delivered on his entrance into office as guest professor at the University of Leiden on October 28, 1949

by Perry Miller

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Published by Norwood Editions .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Literature and society

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11558014M
    ISBN 100848249690
    ISBN 109780848249694
    OCLC/WorldCa3933616

    Reading at risk: a survey of literary reading in America/Tom Bradshaw. p. cm — (Research Division report; #46) Uses data from the survey of public participation in the arts. 1. Books and reading-Social aspects-United States. 2. Literature-Appreciation-United States. 3. Books and reading-United States-Statistics. 4. Arts surveys-United. How Fiction Impacts Fact: The Social Impact Of Books Because fictional stories tap into our emotions, their effects can often have deep impact on us as people and as a society Author: Kailin Gow.

      Many societies are diverse in terms of culture and ethnic and racial heritage. The literature produced by a society can reflect the values of the groups of peoples just mentioned. Get this from a library! Society and literature in America; inaugural address delivered on his entrance into office as guest professor at the University of Leiden on .

    THE RELATIONSHIP OF LITERATURE AND SOCIETY MILTON C. ALBRECHT ABSTRACT In most theories of the relationship of literature and society reflection, influence, and social control are implied. Literature is interpreted as reflecting norms and values, as revealing the ethos of culture, the proc-esses of class struggle, and certain types of social. Colonial literature. Because of the large immigration to New England in the s, the articulation of Puritan ideals, and the early establishment of a college and a printing press in Cambridge, the British colonies have often been regarded as the center of early American literature. However, the first European settlements in North America had been founded .


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