A Literary Guide to Washington, DC

A Literary Guide to Washington, DC

Walking in the Footsteps of American Writers From Francis Scott Key to Zora Neale Hurston

Book - 2018
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"The site of a thriving literary tradition, Washington, DC, has been the home to many of our nation's most acclaimed writers. From the city's founding to the beginnings of modernism, literary luminaries including Walt Whitman, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Alice Dunbar-Nelson, Henry Adams, Langston Hughes, and Zora Neale Hurston have lived and worked at their craft in our nation's capital ... Part walking tour, part anthology, [this book] is organized into five sections, each corresponding to a particularly vibrant period in Washington's literary [history]"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: Charlottesville ;, London :, University of Virginia Press,, 2018
ISBN: 9780813941165
Branch Call Number: 810.99753 Roberts
Characteristics: x, 228 pages :,illustrations, maps ;,21 cm


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