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An American Album: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Harper's Magazine

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Synopses & Reviews

Review:

"A deeply satisfying feast drawn from the opulent smorgasbord of American history and the history of Harper's. Essential." – Library Journal

Review:

"Boy, Harper's Magazine sure can throw a party, which is what this book is: A great time. We're lucky to be invited." – Newsday

Review:

"Overflowing with riches." – Publisher's Weekly

Review:

"An astounding array of literature." – Booklist

Book News Annotation:

This commemorative volume of one of this country's most respected, left-leaning monthlies begins with a foreword by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., followed by an introduction/history by editor, Lewis H. Lapham (also appearing in the June 2000 issue), and then proceeds by decades, from the 1850s to the 1990s with 133 articles by authors like Melville, Hawthorne, Greeley, Hardy, Kipling, Faulkner, David Foster Wallace, and Joyce Carol Oates. This large and handsome volume is peppered with b&w photos and illustrations, and is an enjoyable-yet-sophisticated approach to American history—literary, social, and political. Indexed by title and author.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The American experience is explored through this collection of the magazine's best reports, poetry, fiction, commentary, speeches and humorous writings--from authors ranging from Mark Twain to Annie Dillard. 200+ illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781879957534
Editor:
Lapman, Lewis H.
Foreword:
Rosenbush, Ellen
Foreword by:
Schlesinger, Arthur Meier, Jr.
Foreword:
Schlesinger, Arthur Meier, Jr.
Editor:
Lapman, Lewis H.
Editor:
Rosenbush, Ellen
Author:
Lapman, Lewis H.
Other:
Schlesinger, Arthur Meier, Jr.
Publisher:
Franklin Square Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
American
Subject:
United states
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
Mass Media - Magazines
Subject:
Media Studies - Print Media
Subject:
Sociology-Media
Subject:
US History-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
106-223
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
712
Dimensions:
11.32x9.49x1.77 in. 6.36 lbs.

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Product details 712 pages Franklin Square Press - English 9781879957534 Reviews:
"Review" by , "A deeply satisfying feast drawn from the opulent smorgasbord of American history and the history of Harper's. Essential." –
"Review" by , "Boy, Harper's Magazine sure can throw a party, which is what this book is: A great time. We're lucky to be invited." –
"Review" by , "Overflowing with riches." –
"Review" by , "An astounding array of literature." –
"Synopsis" by , The American experience is explored through this collection of the magazine's best reports, poetry, fiction, commentary, speeches and humorous writings--from authors ranging from Mark Twain to Annie Dillard. 200+ illustrations.
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