February 23, 2017

Homework Help: Literature

Posted by student on Tuesday, August 14, 2007 at 5:24pm.

What literature would be considered to be part of the United States' current literary canon?

There are so many, it's hard to name just one!!
Here is an article about American Lit, with links to many, many titles and authors.

You choose!


thank you . what does it mean literary canon

"As the term is ordinarily used, "literary canon" is defined by definition #7 above: "an authoritative list, as of the works of an author." Yet the sense of definition #3 ("standard, criterion") is also strongly implied as the means by which individual works find their way into the literary canon. "

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