- I thought i was making a notable addition to american literature .
- The english appetite for authentic americanism was fed .
- It is this that constitutes her importance in american literature .
- They concluded that american literature had been well-nigh throttled at birth .
- I hope i can also convey to you something of my pleasure in american literature .
- Such were some of the perplexities of american literature in the first year of the new republic .
- The day could not be far distant when naturalism would dominate the ethos of american literature .
- American literature burst on the international scene in the early decades of the twentieth century .
- The english reader, that is to say, needs to make a double approach to american literature .
- On the scholarly level, the study of american literature has assumed proportions of a minor industry .