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The Midwestern Ascendancy in American Writing

4.33  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
..". thoughtful, engaging... [Weber's] kind of literary history succeeds where the more fashionable kind often fails: It sends the reader back to the books themselves." --The Bloomsbury Review

"Weber... completes an important chapter in a literary history that closes with the advent of modernism... " --American Literature

..". well-written, balanced, and extraordinarily sure
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published December 1st 1992 by Indiana University Press
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May 30, 2012 Humphrey rated it it was amazing
A very interesting read, informational yet easy to read. Weber covers the central movements/periods within the 'ascendancy' by providing bibliographic details of the authors within them as well as examinations of many of their relevant works. The result is a great range of information, both specific and abstract. I look forward to reading some of the works/authors mentioned here that I hadn't known before.
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Dec 06, 2010 Susan Y, rated it it was amazing
This book has been an eye-opener. I have been wondering what happened to Indiana and Midwestern literature, and it seems its time has passed!
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