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Some Modern American Poets

James Granville Southworth

Some Modern American Poets

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Published by Ayer Co Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary Criticism

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    Essay Index Reprint Series

    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11514353M
    ISBN 100836908902
    ISBN 109780836908909
    OCLC/WorldCa222758329

    American poetry is poetry of the United arose first as efforts by colonists to add their voices to English poetry in the 17th century, well before the constitutional unification of the Thirteen Colonies (although before this unification, a strong oral tradition often likened to poetry existed among Native American societies). Unsurprisingly, most of the early colonists' work .


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