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America"s coming-of-age

Van Wyck Brooks

America"s coming-of-age

by Van Wyck Brooks

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N. Y .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- History and criticism,
  • National characteristics, American,
  • United States -- Intellectual life

  • Edition Notes

    First ed. published in 1934 under title: Three essays on America

    SeriesDoubleday anchor books, A-129, Doubleday anchor books -- A129
    The Physical Object
    Pagination183 p.
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22789871M
    LC Control Number58000033

    Mar 12,  · common characteristics and patterns in stories labeled "Coming of Age.". is the title of a book by Charles C. Mann in which Mann looks at the archaeological record to demonstrate that the people of the Americas have lived there longer than previously thought.

    About This Book is a groundbreaking study that radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of the Europeans in , and a necessary book for understanding the long, remarkable story of the indigenous peoples of the Western Hemisphere. Coming of age is a young person's transition from being a child to being an adult. It continues through the teenage years of life. It continues through the teenage years of life. The specific age at which this transition takes place varies between societies, as does the nature of the change.

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May 23,  · Later inBrooks published a slender but rather provocative volume called “America’s Coming of Age.” In five related essays, Brooks argued that culture “ should bear a critical relationship to social reality,” notes his biographer, James Hoopes.

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“Culture /5(2). Brooks coined the terms "highbrow" and "lowbrow" in his essay America's Coming-of-Age. As exemplars of the two he gives Jonathan Edwards and Benjamin Franklin, respectively/5. America's Coming-Of-Age () (Hardback) - Common [By (author) Van Wyck Brooks] on lphsbands.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks. With over twenty short stories and fiction excerpts by noted authors such as Julia Alvarez and Frank Chin, Dorothy Allison By turns touching and hilarious, Coming of Age in America gathers together writers from fifteen different ethnic groups who, through their fiction, explore the terrain we all traverse as we come of age, no matter our race, ethnicity, gender, or class/5.

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In a classic coming-of-age story or novel, the character undergoes adventures and/or inner turmoil in his/her growth and development as a human being. Some characters come to grips with the reality of cruelty in the world--with war, violence, death, racism, and hatred--while others deal with family, friends, or community issues.

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