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The Gilded Age and Progressive Era: A Historical Exploration of Literature

Wendy Martin and Cecelia Tichi
Format
Book
Published
Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2016]
Language
English
Variant Title
Historical exploration of literature
Series
Historical Explorations of Literature
ISBN
9781610697637, 1610697634, 9781610697644
Summary
"This book offers a one-stop reference work covering the Gilded Age and Progressive era that serves teachers and their students. Integrates and aligns material for American literature and social studies curricula. Offers a range of tools to support literary works--analysis, history, document excerpts, and areas for study. Provides historical context for multiple key works of literature on the Gilded Age and Progressive era"--
"The Historical Explorations of Literature series is designed to help students to understand key works of American literature by putting them in the context of history, society, and culture through historical context essays, literary analysis, chronologies, primary source documents, and suggestions further research. Each volume in the series covers four or five canonical works related to a particular area of American literature--significant literary productions of the Jazz Age or the Harlem Renaissance, for example. For each title covered, students will find a brief synopsis of the work; separate essays on the work's historical background and the author's biographical background; an essay on "Why We Read This Work," summarizing the work's enduring value and significance; and a series of thematic "Historical Explorations" that include a selection of related primary documents"--
Description
xix, 260 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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