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American literature and the dream

Carpenter, Frederic Ives

American literature and the dream

by Carpenter, Frederic Ives

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- History and criticism,
    • National characteristics, American, in literature,
    • Success in literature,
    • Myth in literature,
    • United States -- Civilization

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Frederic I. Carpenter.
      SeriesEssay index reprint series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS88 .C38 1968
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 220 p.
      Number of Pages220
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5631400M
      LC Control Number68057310


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American literature and the dream by Carpenter, Frederic Ives Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book began as a series of essays in interpretation of the major American authors. But in the process of writing, an idea crystallized: American literature has differed from English because of the constant and omnipresent influence of the American dream upon it.

American Dream in Literature James Truslow Adams is usually attributed first with coining the phrase "American dream," when describing it in his book The Epic of America, where he wrote of a "dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity according to ability or achievement.".

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It is both too various and too vague: many men have meant many different things by it. This book began as a series of essays in interpretation of the major American authors. But in the process of. American dream has always been one of the most popular issues in American literature.

It arose in the colonial period and developed in the 19th century. With the discovery of North American continent, the development of the enlightenment, the establishment of the capitalist economy and the westward movement, the social values of Americans.