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The origins and history of the american short story by nick ostdick mar 10, 2016 9:00 am topics: american literature, literature the short story and jazz. Werner sollors is henry b and anne m cabot professor of english literature and professor of afro-american studies and chair of the history of american. This timeline of american literature and history 1620-1920 contains concise, year -by-year and decade-by-decade information on american literature and history. An outline of american literature is a publication of the us information agency and has been copied from their www-site and incorporated into this site. Time-travelling across three centuries of english literature, this modules introduces you discover the triumphs and tragedies of american history before 1900.
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