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Outline of American Literature—Outline Series
May 16, 2016

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American literature is dazzlingly diverse, exciting and evolving. For Mark Twain and other American writers of the late 19th century, realism was not merely a literary technique: It was a way of speaking truth and exploding worn-out conventions. American literature continues to evolve, reflecting the diverse, restless people who call themselves Americans.

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