Search for Identity

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American Prose Writers

Even as the poets covered in Unit 15, Poetry of LIberation, were fostering a rebellion, contemporary prose writers began creating a new American tradition comprised of many strands, many voices, and many myths about the past. This program explores the search for identity by three American writers: Maxine Hong Kingston, Sandra Cisneros, and Leslie Feinberg.

Authors Covered - This section of the Instructor Guide contains biographical information on 10 authors, and includes hyperlinks to related Archive materials.

Timeline - "The Unit timeline links literary texts and their dates of original publicatio with critical historical events to build a contextual framework."

Find additional resources, including primary source materials, interactives, and downloadable print materials, at:  http://www.learner.org/amerpass/unit16/

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