By Blake Allmendinger

Blake Allmendinger's A historical past of California Literature surveys the paradoxical picture of the Golden nation as a domain of goals and disenchantment, bold beginnings and ruinous ends. This background encompasses the prismatic nature of California through exploring quite a few historic classes, literary genres, and cultural activities affecting the state's improvement, from the colonial period to the twenty-first century. Written through a bunch of best historians and literary critics, this publication bargains readers perception into the tensions and contradictions that experience formed the literary panorama of California and in addition American literature generally.

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