Flashcards in Final Study Guide Deck (19)
"The cynic's workbook"
"A daughter of a middle border"
"The country of the pointed fins"
Sarah orne Jewett
The adventures of Tom Sawyer
"The rise of Silas lapham"
William dean Howells
"The red badge of courage" and "Maggie, a girl of the streets"
"The call of the wild"
"The optimist's daughter"
"The old man and the sea"
The Martian chronicles
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
Literary romanticism was a revolt against the literary values of?
Of the previous age
As romanticism brought respectability,to American letters, American writers made important contributions to what genres?
Short story and novel
The crucial turning point in our national spirit came thus during what?
Realism and naturalism appeared on the literary scene in the period?