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American literature that transformed Modernization in American Literacy!

Kavishala LabsKavishala Labs September 11, 2021
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Timelines of American Literature | JHU Press

"The forward march of American literature is usually chronicled by way of its male novelists.

There is little sense,

in that version of the story,

that women writers of those eras were doing much worth remembering."

We recommend the following best-sellers to our Readers to know the American Literature in-depth :

Amazon | Archives of American Time: Literature and Modernity in the Nineteenth  Century | Pratt, Lloyd | ModernismThemes (Part I) - American Literature in Transition, 1930–1940PDF) Yellow Fever Years: An Epidemiology of Nineteenth-Century American  Literature and CultureMeasuring Time, Making History - Chapter 2. Modernity and History - Central  European University Press

How did 19th-Century American Literature transform?

Well, in the US, the nineteenth century was a time of tremendous growth and change in the modern dynasty. The emerging transformation in the new nation experienced a shift from a farming economy to an industrial inclination, major westward expansion, displacement of the native population. The old Literature depicts the lifestyle of the people and how they suffered from crisis in the small towns and being beaten by the high-class people.

The works of art from the nineteenth century are paired with written documents to be used as primary sources for individuals to reconstruct the influence of technology, geography, economics, and politics on a daily life basis encouraging the entrepreneurs.

Engine of modernity – The omnibus and urban culture in nineteenth-century  Paris | manchesteropenhive


  • Factors that shaped modernization were the development of industrial societies and the rapid growth of commonality in the novels, followed by the horror of World War I.
  • It was primarily based on the utopian vision of human lifecycle and society and that believes in progress or moving forward.
  • Modernist ideas pervaded art, architecture, literature, religious faith, philosophy, social organization, activities of daily life, and even the sciences.
  • The fresh beginning of postmodernism is a hotly contested issue, though many consider it to have ended roughly around 1940.

However, the philosophical movement that came, along with cultural trends and changes, arose from enormous transformations in Western society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

The American literature emphasized shaping the modern culture that majorly focuses on ultimate universal principles formulated by religion or science that could be used to understand or explain reality in true senses.

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