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The poet and the gilded age

Robert Harris Walker

The poet and the gilded age

social themes in late 19th century American verse.

by Robert Harris Walker

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Social problems in literature.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS310.S7 W3 1963, PS310.S7 W3 1963
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 387 p.
    Number of Pages387
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14124588M
    LC Control Number62011268

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The Poet and the Gilded Age: Social Themes in Late 19th Century American Verse by Robert Harris Walker (Author)Cited by: 5. THE EXPLICIT PURPOSE OF THIS STUDY WILL BE self-evident: to re-examine the Gilded Age in the light of the verse produced by its citizens.

This should tell us something more about the age, and something more about the function of poetry. There are also a number of implicit purposes to which attention may be called.

I The Poet and the Gilded Age (pp. ) In the foreground of this study will be the question of what kind of America emerges from the pages of The poet and the gilded age book poets at the end of the nineteenth century. A Dirty Year book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. With his marvelous story-telling gifts, Bill Greer brings one dramatic year at the start of the gilded age vividly to life.

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Although not one of Twain's best-known works, it has appeared in more than editions since its original : Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner.

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Critics of the gilded age. Writers of many types of works contributed to a great body of literature that flourished between the Civil War and —literature of social revolt. Novels attacked the growing power of business and the growing corruption of government, and some novelists outlined cal corruption and inefficiency figured in Henry Adams’s novel Democracy ().

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