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1

"The cynic's workbook"

Ambrose Bierce

2

"A daughter of a middle border"

Hamlin garland

3

"The country of the pointed fins"

Sarah orne Jewett

4

The adventures of Tom Sawyer

Samuel Clemens

5

"The American"

Henry James

6

"The rise of Silas lapham"

William dean Howells

7

"The red badge of courage" and "Maggie, a girl of the streets"

Stephen crane

8

"The call of the wild"

Jack London

9

"Mcteague"

Frank Norris

10

"The optimist's daughter"

Eudora Welty

11

"The old man and the sea"

Ernest Hemingway

12

The Martian chronicles

Ray Bradbury

13

"Our town"

Thornton wilder

14

Underlying the literary romanticism of the period of national optimism was?

A national mood of optimism, and a spirit of confidence in the economy, political system, and the citizenry of the nation

15

Literary romanticism was a revolt against the literary values of?

Of the previous age

16

As romanticism brought respectability,to American letters, American writers made important contributions to what genres?

Short story and novel

17

The crucial turning point in our national spirit came thus during what?

American romanticism

18

Realism and naturalism appeared on the literary scene in the period?

Of 1865-1914

19

The three major groups of writers during this period were?

Regionalists, realists, and naturalists