What Is the American Literary Canon?
The American literary canon, or the books deemed important enough to teach in schools and survive over generations, is a fraught subject. The United States is home to so many cultures that it is impossible to encapsulate the best work without leaving out...
University of Chicago professor, political philosopher and literary critic Allan
Bloom in his bestselling 1987 book The Closing of the American Mind, has ...
The American Literary Canon comprises of literary classics which reflect
American society and written by prominent American authors. It may not be
possible for ...
You can only decide what belongs in the American canon by thinking about the
nature of the American identity ... The Concept of Literary Canon: An Overview--.
paper, I will attempt to outline the history of the American literary canon and ...
The first thing that might surprise us about the history of American literary canon
The American literary canon, or the books deemed important enough to teach in
schools and survive over generations, is a fraught subject. The United States is ...
Apr 25, 2013 ... “According to the scholar, Paul Lauter, who historicized the American canon, the
first American literature classes started in the mid-to-late ...
Though not related to field artillery, pieces in the 'literary canon' have made quite
... Many members of the American academic community in the 1980's revolted ...
he American Heritage Dictionary has eleven separate definitions of the term ... of
the Bible officially recognized by the Church," and the idea of a literary canon ...
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