cynical survivors. Born in Illinois, Hemingway spent childhood vacations in Michigan on hunting and fishing trips. Kerouacs best-known novel, On the Road describes beatniks wandering through America seeking an idealistic dream of communal life and beauty. He met members of the beat literary underground as an undergraduate at Columbia university in NYC. Centred on a sensitive 16-year-old boy, Holden Caufield, who flees his elite boarding school for the outside world application of Computer of adulthood, only to become disillusioned by its materialism and phoniness.
Enlightenment an 18th-century movement that focused on the ideals of good sense, benevolence, and a belief in liberty, justice, and equality as the natural rights of man. Edgar Allan Poe and William Cullen Bryant began writing poetry that was markedly different from that of the English tradition. The majority of writings were historical, practical, or religious in nature. Gwendolyn Brooks became, in 1950, the first African American poet to win a Pulitzer Prize. Walt Whitman, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson and the Transcendentalists represent the first great literary generation produced in the United States. The closest equivalents to Old World spiritual narratives are often accounts of shamans initiations and voyages.
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Lorraine Hansberry s, a Raisin in the Sun, a play about the effects of to Eat or Not to Eat racism in Chicago, was first performed in 1959. Their characters are victims who fall prey to their own base instincts and to economic and sociological factors. Midwest The central area of the United States, from the Ohio river to the Rocky Mountains, including the Prairie and Great Plains region. Allen Ginsberg s Howl (1956) pushed aside the formal, largely traditional poetic conventions that had come to dominate American poetry. Toni Morrison s first novel, The Bluest Eye (1970 launched a writing career that would put the lives of black women at its center. Writers have become highly innovate and self-aware or reflexive. Business boomed after the war. Eight chapter American prose since 1945: realism and experimentation.
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