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American Album : One Hundred and Fifty Years of Harper's Magazine

American Album : One Hundred and Fifty Years of Harper's Magazine - 00 edition

American Album : One Hundred and Fifty Years of Harper's Magazine - 00 edition

ISBN13: 9781879957534

ISBN10: 1879957531

American Album : One Hundred and Fifty Years of Harper
Edition: 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Harper's Magazine Foundation
Published: 2000
International: No
American Album : One Hundred and Fifty Years of Harper

ISBN13: 9781879957534

ISBN10: 1879957531

Summary

As the oldest continuously published American monthly magazine, Harper's has an archive of great historical significance and extraordinary literary richness -- spanning an incredible fifteen decades. You'll read work by a stunning selection of novelists, poets, historians, and essayists. From Herman Melville's Moby-Dick and Henry James's Washington Square to Salman Rushdie's ''Untime for the Iman''. the first published look at The Satanic Verses. The list of contributors spans decades and the spectrum of literary genres. An American Album reflects Harper's Magazine's long tradition of publishing surprising, independent-minded opinion, essays, and reports that do nothing less than completely change one's perspective. An American Album is also a chronicle in illustration, painting, and photography of the American experience. The anthology features a special full-color section devoted to the artwork of Edward Penfield, whose distinctive illustrations and posters helped build public awareness for the magazine.

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