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Sarah Orne Jewett, 1894.

Sarah Orne Jewett Biography

Sarah Orne Jewett Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909) was an American author born in South Berwick, Maine, on the 3rd of September 1849. She was a daughter of the physician Theodore H. Jewett (1815-1878), by...

Historical Fiction for Young Readers

Historical Fiction for Young Readers

Reading historical fiction and biographies is one of the best ways to immerse in a time period and learn in a memorable way. Some of the best fiction I’ve ever read was written for...

Ch. 4 Outline of American Literature by Kathryn VanSpanckeren

Ch. 4 Outline of American Literature by Kathryn VanSpanckeren

Outline of American Literature Chapter 4: The Romantic Period, 1820-1860: Fiction Protagonists of the American Romance are haunted, alienated individuals By Kathryn VanSpanckeren The American Novelist The Romance: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Edgar Allan...

Top Ten Reasons to Read Fiction

Top Ten Reasons to Read Fiction

Dr. Randy Laist of Goodwin College offers a thoughtful list of his top ten reasons for reading fiction. These are great reasons and apply to the study of the classics as well as to...