Book: Life Studies by Robert Lowell (1959) Archived May 29, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. Duke established The Duke Endowment. The stories and novels. The two historically black institutions merged in 1968. Jonathan Franzen, Wallace's friend and contemporary, rose to prominence after the 2001 publication of his National Book Award -winning third novel, The Corrections. Scott Momaday 's Pulitzer Prizewinning House Made of Dawn, Native American literature showed explosive growth during this period, known as the Native American Renaissance, through such novelists as Leslie Marmon Silko (e.g., Ceremony Gerald Vizenor (e.g., Bearheart: The Heirship Chronicles and numerous essays on Native. Trevelyan Historian who served as Chancellor of Durham University from 1950 to 1957 Ustinov College (Durham University England Peter Ustinov Chancellor of Durham University from 1992 to 2004 Warren Wilson College, North Carolina, US Warren Hugh Wilson Presbyterian minister who served on the Board. For example, in Song of Myself, the long, central poem in Leaves of Grass, Whitman writes: "These are really the thoughts of all men in all ages and lands, they are not original with." In his words Whitman was a poet of "the body. Before going for her bath the next time, she rubbed off the sandalwood paste on her body and out of it created the figure of a young boy.
The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms are generally considered his best novels; in 1954, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature. It was renamed in his honor in 1852.
In doing so, he created an enduring portrait of a nearly invisible segment of the American population. The Salt Wagon Story Archived at, Meharry Medical College website. In the mid-nineteenth century, Nathaniel Hawthorne published his masterpiece The Scarlet Letter, a novel about adultery. 41 Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, England John Brookes Brookes was the founding principal. Gifts to Girls' College She Started and Whose Trustees She Headed Put at 1,000,000". Carleton College, Minnesota, US William Carleton Originally Northfield College; renamed five years after its establishment (in 1871) to honor benefactor William Carleton, who had given US50,000 to the fledgling institution. Nobel Prize in Literature winners (American authors) edit Further information: Nobel Prize in Literature American literary awards edit See also: Category:American literary awards Literary theory and criticism edit See also: Category:American literary critics See also edit Additional genres edit Regional and minority focuses in American.