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The Chicago Renaissance all started within the early 1900s and lasted until eventually nearly 1930. The major writers of the interval - together with Theodore Dreiser (Sister Carrie), Sherwood Anderson (Winesburg, Ohio), Edgar Lee Masters (Spoon River Anthology), and Carl Sandburg (Chicago Poems) - inquisitive about the expanding industrialization of yank society in addition to the lack of conventional rural values and their accompanying romantic beliefs. The interval additionally marked the emergence of journalism as a literary medium. The magazines Poetry, based via Harriet Monroe, and Little assessment, based by way of Margaret Anderson, emerged at the moment, as did the Little Theatre. All supplied shops for brand new and experimental voices that moved past the regionalist variety of the overdue nineteenth century to discover realism and naturalism. Encyclopedia of the Chicago Literary Renaissance is the one complete connection with this significant American literary circulate and the writers and different significant figures linked to it. Containing numerous hundred authoritative entries overlaying all features of the Chicago Renaissance, this A-to-Z reference presents a close examine a bunch of writers and poets with ties to Chicago whose impact unfold through the usa and whose visionary works revolutionized American literature within the early a part of the twentieth century. The publication additionally comprises black-and-white illustrations, a chronology, a bibliography, cross-references, and an index.

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She predicts that his friendship with Lemoyne will not last, that Bertram Cope’s Year 35 he will eventually need something different, something better. Mrs. Phillips tells Randolph that he has won; he has triumphed with Cope because he obtained a job for Cope’s friend. Meanwhile, Amy and Pearson marry, and Mrs. Phillips decides to send Hortense away for a time, since her niece has shown publicly her feelings for Cope. Mrs. Phillips invites Cope for another excursion to the Dunes; Arthur is busy rehearsing for his musical comedy, The Antics of Annabella, in which he plays a comic female role, a practice not unusual at the time.

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When Cope subsequently calls at the house, Hortense brings out a secret portrait of him that she has been painting, claiming she needs him to pose so she can finish it; she has set up a studio near the town square. Cope comes to her studio, and Randolph drops by as well. The older man still feels proud of his dinner party, by which he has helped free Cope from his engagement. He reminds the younger man that he has not yet met Arthur, and Cope promises that the two of them will call on him, although he knows Arthur has no interest in meeting a man he sees as a rival.

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