1 edition of Twelve portraits of American writers found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||sketch by Sofia Giussani|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 166 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||166|
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American writers tried to capture what made the country distinctive, by looking to its landscape, its language, its everyday life for inspiration. America had no national heritage of its own--no "ruined castles," no "primordial stones," as Goethe put it in a famous poem --but it contained plenty of other imported and indigenous heritages.
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