On native grounds : an interpretation of modern American prose literature / by Alfred Kazin.

Other records:
Kazin, Alfred, 1915-1998.
New York : Reynal & Hitchcock, c1942. (Cornwall, N. Y. : Printed in the United States of America by The Cornwall Press)
xiii, 541, [5] p. ; 23 cm.
American prose literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
pt. 1. The search for reality (1890-1917): The opening struggle for realism; American fin de siècle; Two educations: Edith Wharton and Theodore Dreiser; Progressivism: the superman and the muckrake; Progressivism: some insurgent scholars; The joyous season
pt. 2. The great liberation (1918-1929): The postwar scene; The new realism: Sherwood Anderson and Sinclair Lewis; The exquisites; Elegy and satire: Willa Cather and Ellen Glasgow; Liberals and new humanists; Into the thirties: all the lost generations
pt. 3. The literature of crisis (1930-1940): The revival of naturalism; Criticism at the poles; The rhetoric and the agony; America! America!
With half-title.
"Copyright, 1942, by Alfred Kazin."
Includes index.
Cream colored textured boards lettered in green on spine; front cover has rules stamped in blind.
Local notes:
Dreiser copy has dust-jacket retained.
Dreiser copy has the bookplate of Theodore Dreiser.
Dreiser copy has a few unopened leaves.
Culture Class Collection copy has unopened leaves.
Culture Class Collection copy has underlines and marginal ms. annotations.
Penn Provenance:
Lee, Charles (donor) (RBC copy)
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 (bookplate) (Dreiser copy)
Penn Chronology:
Library of Theodore Dreiser (University of Pennsylvania)
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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