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Van Wyck Brooks, the early years

a selection from his works, 1908-1925

by Van Wyck Brooks

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Published by Northeastern University Press in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-310) and index.

Statementedited, with an introduction and notes, by Claire Sprague.
ContributionsSprague, Claire.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3503.R7297 A6 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationlix, 318 p. ;
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1420592M
ISBN 101555531741, 155553175X
LC Control Number93030710

One of his books in this series, “The Flowering of New England”, won the Pulitzer Prize for history in Brooks was also known as a biographer, focusing mainly on autobiographical works. Because of his work as a literary critic of 19th century literature, Van Wyck Brooks was considered to be the chronicler of America’s Literary Heritage. Biography/History. Van Wyck Brooks was one of the leading literary critics and authors of the first half of the twentieth century. A biographer and historian as well, he is best known for his series, Makers and Finders, which chronicles the history of American literature from the early s to

Biography. Brooks was educated at Harvard University and graduated in As a student there, he published his first book: a collection of poetry called Verses by Two Undergraduates, co-written with his friend John Hall Wheelock. [1] Brooks' best known work is a series of studies entitled Makers and Finders, which chronicled the development of American literature during the long 19th century. Book to Screen In the News Video Interviews Fully Booked Podcast. Kirkus Prize. Winners & Finalists. General Information. About the Kirkus Prize Kirkus Prize Judges. Magazine. Pre-publication book reviews and features keeping readers and industry influencers in the know since

Van Wyck Brooks, materials for a biography: manuscripts, books, portraits, photographs and memorabilia relating to his life and to his writings: at the Museum of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Decem to Janu by American Academy of Arts and Letters (Book). Smith, Bernard. “Van Wyck Brooks.” New Republic 88 (26 August ): 69– E-mail Citation» Provides an overview of Brooks’s works, ideals, achievements, and shortcomings. Notes Brooks’s early and later ideas and marks “The Literary Life in America” as the beginnings of Brooks’s change in ideas and approach to criticism.


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