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May 11, 1920, New York City), novelist and critic, the dean of late l9th-century
American letters, the champion of literary realism, and the close friend and
adviser of Mark Twain and Henry James. The son of an itinerant printer and
The renaissance was inspired by the nationalistic pride of the Gaelic revival, by
the retelling of ancient heroic legends in books such as the History of Ireland (
1880) by Standish O'Grady and A Literary History of he land (1899) by Douglas ...
The prose genres: adab; maqamah other: Arabic literary renaissance: Sindbad
the Sailor architectural forms: bazaar; caravansary; desert palace; kiosk; minaret;
mosque; stalactite work; tilrbe architectural styles and monuments: Almohad art; ...
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