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Fiction & the colonial experience.

Jeffrey Meyers

Fiction & the colonial experience.

by Jeffrey Meyers

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Published by Rowman and Littlefield in [Totowa, N.J.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Colonies in literature

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR888.C6 M4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 147 p.
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23760294M

    Daniel J. Boorstin was the author of The Americans, a trilogy (The Colonial Experience; The National Experience, and The Democratic Experience) that won the Francis Parkman Prize, the Bancroft Prize, and the Pulitzer , he received the National Book Award for lifetime contribution to literature. He was the director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of . Cusk’s final book in a trilogy (after Outline and Transit) expertly concludes the story of protagonist Faye, a British author, as she travels Europe to speak at writers’ conferences and give interviews, finding herself in conversations about duality in family, art, and more. As always, Cusk’s ear for dialogue and language is stunning.

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