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I read this is high school c. two score and eight years ago. It's not a book you forget.
Outstanding critique of classic American Literature.
Lawrence riffs like he's writing liner notes for a Bob Dylan album. Read more
I was required to purchase this book for class, but I am so glad I did because his witty quips about famous American literary figures were hilarious.Published 7 months ago by Kathryn Kuntz
If you are focusing on american literature beeing an american or a foreigner this book is absolutely necesary.
Moby Dick comment is vivid as the book itself
In this analysis of (not always) well-known classic US authors D. H. Lawrence gives his personal, but very revealing, view on the heart of the American soul, the old and the new... Read morePublished on January 23, 2010 by Luc REYNAERT
delightful. the essay on moby dick alone is worth the read. has stayed fresh in my memories for over 20 years. Read morePublished on December 17, 2006 by Amazon Customer
This passionate brief survey of American Literature contains much spontaneous flowing masterful and original writing. Read morePublished on June 4, 2006 by Shalom Freedman
This is a small book yet Lawrence's genius enables him to see big things in it, especially about those large writers like Melville he felt an affinity to. Read morePublished on October 20, 2004 by Shalom Freedman
Useful book to understand America.
And there's more to come....