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History of Oregon literature

Alfred Powers

History of Oregon literature

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Published by Metropolitan press in Portland, Or .
Written in English

  • Oregon,
  • Oregon.
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- Oregon -- History and criticism.,
    • Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Oregon.,
    • Oregon -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Alfred Powers; illustrated with manuscripts, title pages, photographs of sculpture, and crayon drawings by Bernard Hinshaw.
      LC ClassificationsPS283.O7 P6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination7 p. l., [3]-809 p. incl. front.
      Number of Pages809
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6329993M
      LC Control Number35032222

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Oregon Literature () (essay) The first literature of Oregon followed patterns typical of most other regions of the United States.

From the earliest Indian stories to the romantic novels and narratives at the end of the nineteenth century, Oregon writers mimicked the literary output of earlier American subregions.

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His Oregon History and Early Literature () enlarges on the earlier volume. Letters From an Oregon Ranch, by Katherine (Louise G.

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Oregon Literature. Long ago the scholars of the East passed the lamp of learning from England westward to Boston, the front door of America. And from Boston the lamp lighted the way of the pioneer across mountain chains, mighty rivers, and far-reaching plains, till the radiance of its beams skirted the golden shores of our majestic ocean.

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Hours of Operation Public Access to Collections: 1 - 4 p.m. (Monday - Friday) Talking Book and Braille Library: 9 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4 p.m. (Monday - Friday). This book is about the "people's history" of Portland, Oregon--a telling of the too-long overlooked, forgotten, or untold tales of the people who fought and loved and failed and thrived and lived and died in the wild early days of this wild town.

It is indeed a people's history, made more rich by Chandler's own insights and s: “The Oregon Literature Series is a national model,” wrote John Frohnmayer, chair of the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Genre/Form: Local author Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Horner, John B., Oregon literature. Portland, Or.

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English literature, the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles from the 7th century to the present, ranging from drama, poetry, and fiction to autobiography and historical writing. Key writers include Shakespeare.

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Richard W. Etulain is a prize-winning historian specializing in the history of the American West and more recently "Thunder in the West: The Life and Legends of Billy the Kid." He is the author or editor of 60 volumes.

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