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Still the New World

American Literature in a Culture of Creative Destruction

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PAPERBACK

$37.50 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674004092

Publication Date: 09/01/2000

Short

304 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches

5 halftones, 1 line illustration

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Philip Fisher is the Felice Crowl Reid Professor of English and American Literature at Harvard University.

Awards & Accolades

  • Co-Winner, 2000 Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism in Memory of Newton Arvin, Truman Capote Estate and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa
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