1. Frank Norris is considered the practitioner of “Naturalism” in America.
2. William Cullen Bryant is the father of American poetry
3. Emerson is the “father of American Transcendentalism”
4. James F. Cooper has been called the “Romancer of the sea”
5. Ernest Hemingway said, “All Modern American literature came from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn”
6. The one act drama THE AMERICAN DREAM (1959) was written by Edward Albee.
7. American Renaissance (1940) is written by F.O. Matthiessen
8. Howells (William Dean) championed the cause of Realism in the American Novel