Promised Land: Thirteen Books That Changed America

Promised Land: Thirteen Books That Changed America

Jay Parini


during this full of life exploration of America’s highbrow background, acclaimed poet, novelist, and critic Jay Parini celebrates the lifestyles and occasions of 13 books that assisted in shaping the yankee psyche.
 
Moving nimbly among the nice watersheds in American letters—including Walden, Huckleberry Finn, The Souls of Black Folk, and On the Road—Parini demonstrates how those books entered American lifestyles and adjusted how we expect and act on this planet. An immensely readable and colourful paintings of cultural background, Promised Land exposes the wealthy literary origin of our tradition, and is bound to entice all publication fans and scholars of the yank personality alike.

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