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spirit of the American revolution, as revealed in the poetry of the period

a study of American patriotic verse from 1760 to 1783

by Samuel White Patterson

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Published by R. G. Badger, etc. in Boston, [etc .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American poetry -- History and criticism,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Poetry

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Samuel White Patterson.
      SeriesStudies in English literature
      LC ClassificationsPS314 .P3 1915
      The Physical Object
      Pagination235 p.
      Number of Pages235
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6580617M
      LC Control Number15021152

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It is generally associated with the publication of Lyrical Ballads in C. The Parliamentary Reforms of mark the end of this period. The American Dream revealed in Revolutionary period writing, consisted of the rebellious colonists' desire to seize the current oppressive government, become citizens of a country where unalienable rights do not come at a cost, and to form a new type of.

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The Modernist revolution Anglo-American Modernism: Pound, Lewis, Lawrence, and Eliot. From to there was a remarkably productive period of innovation and experiment as novelists and poets undertook, in anthologies and magazines, to challenge the literary conventions not just of the recent past but of the entire post-Romantic era.

Three decades ago, Gordon Wood, in “The Radicalism of the American Revolution,” asked us to see the Revolution in the broadest historical scale, and to realize that, whatever its failings and.

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She was also appointed as U.S. Poet Laureate by the Librarian of Congress in At one point during his description of God's wrath, Edwards quotes and then interprets Isaiah "I will tread them in mine anger, and will trample them in my fury, and their blood shall be sprinkled upon my garments, and I will stain all my raiment.".

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The thirties were less dramatic than the s or the s for African American protest poetry, but some poets are worth mentioning, the most prominent of whom is Sterling A. Brown. His graphic depictions of sharecropping existence in Southern Road () paint vividly the limits on human possibility as well as on the human spirit.

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In English poetry, for example, blank verse largely superseded the rhymed couplet that dominated 18th- century poetry.The American Enlightenment was a period of intellectual ferment in the thirteen American colonies in the 18th to 19th century, which led to the American Revolution, and the creation of the United States of American Enlightenment was influenced by the 17th-century European Enlightenment and its own native American ing to James MacGregor Burns, Followed by: American Revolution.