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Nation of Letters evokes the wisdom and artistic literary expression inherent in the American experience at its best. The editors have produced an anthology of manageable size and affordable length, one thatcan comfortably be carried to the classroom. Beginning with Native American legends, the 112 selections include poetry, fiction, and essays, and span the decades through the poems of Emily Dickinson.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781933385099
ISBN-10: 193338509X
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 197mm x 18mm)
Pages: 408
Imprint: Brandy Wine Press
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Stephen Cushman

Stephen Cushman, professor of English at the University of Virginia, earned his doctorate at Yale University. His publications include several books, including Fictions of Form in American Poetry (1993) and William Carlos Williams and the Meaning of Measure (1985). He is currently working on a book about verbal and visual representations of the American Civil War. Paul Newlin, who earned his doctorate at UCLA, has published studies on the writings of Poe, Bryant, Cooper, Hawthorne, Henry James, Stephen Crane, and Ricard Wright. A recipient of the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching and the SUNY at Stony Brook President's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Newlin currently lives on Deer Isle, Maine.

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