"The Critic" Essay on American Literature by Emma Lazarus, June 18, 1881 (Page 1 of 2)

An essay in The Critic by Emma Lazarus titled "American Literature" publish June 18, 1881. In her essay "American Literature" she passionately defended the fresh, distinctly American tradition she found emerging in authors like Nathaniel Hawthorne, Walt Whitman, and Harriet Beecher Stowe.

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Jewish Women's Archive. ""The Critic" Essay on American Literature by Emma Lazarus, June 18, 1881 (Page 1 of 2)." (Viewed on August 4, 2020) <https://jwa.org/media/american-literature-0>.

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