DEMOCRATIC ORIGINS AND REVOLUTIONARY WRITERS, 1776-1820
THE ROMANTIC PERIOD, 1820-1860: ESSAYISTS AND POETS
THE ROMANTIC PERIOD, 1820-1860: FICTION
THE RISE OF REALISM: 1860-1914
MODERNISM AND EXPERIMENTATION: 1914-1945
AMERICAN POETRY, 1945–1990: THE ANTI-TRADITION
AMERICAN PROSE, 1945–1990: REALISM AND EXPERIMENTATION
CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN POETRY
CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN LITERATURE
About the author:
Kathryn VanSpanckeren is Professor of English at the University of Tampa, where she teaches American literature, women's literature, and poetry writing. Her published works include Margaret Atwood: Vision and Forms (1988) and John Gardner: The Critical Perspective (1982), as well as numerous articles and poems.
Dr. VanSpanckeren has lectured on U.S. literature in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and Africa, and, from 1993 to 1995, she co-directed the U.S. Information Agency's Summer Institute in American Literature.