American Literature

Version: Unabridged
Author: Francis E. Skipp, Ph.D.
Narrator: Stuart Langton
Genres: Educational
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: October 2005
# of Units: 5 CDs
Length: 5 hours
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In American Literature, all main periods are covered, from the colonial period to the twentieth century and the present movement toward cultural diversity. Also covered are key themes and personalities, with emphasis on major figures, including Anne Bradstreet, Ben Franklin, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorn, Henry David Thoreau, Walt Whitman, Herman Melville, Emily Dickinson, Henry James, Edith Wharton, Gertrude Stein, William Faulkner, Langston Hughes, Robert Lowell, Flannery O'Connor, Saul Bellow, Tennessee Williams, Alice Walker, and many more.