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American classics of the nineteenth century.

Carnegie Institute of Technology

American classics of the nineteenth century.

[Exhibition]

by Carnegie Institute of Technology

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Published in [Pittsburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Painting, American -- Exhibitions

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    StatementThe Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh [and others].
    GenreExhibitions
    The Physical Object
    Paginationunpaged :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22786184M
    LC Control Number58016210

    The 19th Century Schoolbooks Collection contains schoolbooks from the Nietz Old Textbook Collection. In addition, this online collection also contains two works by Dr. John Nietz, which survey historic American schoolbooks in the context of the history of education.   Certain books are labeled classic because they are revolutionary, eye opening, gorgeously crafted, or all of the above. These paragons of the written word are classified as Author: Erin Enders.

      The best modern classic books. This modern classics book list is my best guess about the books that matter from a period of not-quite 50 years in the second half of the twentieth century. Somebody else could do their own list of must-read modern classics that has absolutely no overlap with mine, and it would probably be a good list : Rebecca Hussey. The New York Times Book Review said of the novella: "You must read this book and let your heart be broken.” With an insightful biographical essay by Tillie Olsen, and with two short stories never before anthologized, this expanded edition is the most complete volume available from this important nineteenth-century by:

    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, published in , is the first fantasy written by an American to enjoy an immediate success upon powerful was its effect on the American imagination, so evocative its use of the forces of nature in its plots, so charming its invitation to children of all ages to look for the element of wonder in the world around them that author L. Frank Baum was. A tragic nineteenth century story about a girl who comes from a poor family and has an encounter with a rich man that changes the course of her life. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck A story about a family from Oklahoma during the Great Depression. The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling (for all ages) A classic collection of animal fables.


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