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Jack London, whose life symbolized the power of will, was the most successful writer in America in the early 20th Century.
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On Non-selfgoverning Territories (UN, 1999) (Текст читается с американским акцентом) Mr President, First of all I would like once again to thank the organizers of the seminar, namely the permanent re
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Frontier humor and realism Two major literary currents in 19th-century America merged in Mark Twain: popular frontier humor and local color, or “regionalism.
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According to legend, when Abraham Lincoln met Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1862 he said, “So you’re the little woman who wrote the book that started this Great War!
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The second half of the 19th century has been called the positivist age.
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Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) is best known today as the author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, which helped galvanize the abolitionist cause and contributed to the outbreak of the Civil War.
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Dialect – a variety of a language spoken by a group of people and having features of vocabulary, grammar, and/or pronunciation that distinguish it from other varieties of the same language.
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Henry James (1843-1916) once wrote that art, especially literary art, “makes life, makes interest, makes importance.
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Theodore Dreiser (1871-1945) was born in Terre Haute, Indiana, and baptized as Herman Theodore Dreiser.
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Naturalism: Like Romanticism, naturalism first appeared in Europe.
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(To) ace (v.) (a test, exam, etc.): To pass a test, exam, etc. really easily. ex: “Robert aced his physics exam.
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Добавил Rafa Setting off for college is a comment on for guardians and adolescents alike.
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Many historians have characterized the period between the two world wars as the United States’ traumatic “coming of age,” despite the fact that U.S.
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A Brief Assessment A prolific writer, Howells is regarded as “the father of American Realism.
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Imagism flourished in Britain and in the United States for a brief period that is generally considered to be somewhere between 1909 and 1917.
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