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Interesting Literature

Interesting trivia about American writers and their work

As it’s Independence Day, how about some facts about the great and the good from American literature, from Edgar Allan Poe to Toni Morrison? What follows is a compilation of our 25 favourite facts about American authors and their writing.

Edgar Allan Poe’s prose-poem Eureka predicts the Big Bang theory by some eighty years.

Marlon Brando was a huge fan of Toni Morrison; he would often call her up and read passages of her own novels which he particularly enjoyed.

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Comments on: "25 Interesting Facts about American Literature" (16)

  1. Fascinating! Thanks for sharing this at Booknificent Thursday on Mommynificent.com!


  2. These are terrific, Bette. I loved some particularly – I can understand how you can almost drown once or twice but nine times! Also phew, glad they settled on Gone with the
    Wind and not Baa Baa Black Sheep! 😀 thank you for sharing.


    • Phew is right! Gone with the Wind for sure! Lots of great material about some of the ‘greats’ Annika. Thanks for stopping by to get in on the scoop. Have a fantastic week, my dear friend. 🙂 xo

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  3. This post is a winner!!


  4. Fabulous facts. Thanks for sharing them.

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  5. Fabulous post! Thanks for sharing these, Bette. I loved reading these tidbits.

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  6. Ok, yes my error, at first I thought you were covering American Lit. Sorry~

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  7. Love all of these. Thanks for posting. I thought Poe was English.

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