What's New

3.0.0
- Complete rebuild
- Sleek new interface
- Dynamic theming
- YouTube music now embedded in frames within the app
- General performance and stability enhancements.

App Description

American Literature Guide is a comprehensive reference app for students studying American Literature in high school or college. The American literary tradition is broken down into nine periods: Puritanism, Rationalism, Romanticism, Dark Romanticism, Transcendentalism, Realism, Naturalism, Modernism, and Postmodernism. Each period is analyzed and explained from six different perspectives: literary attributes, major writers, musical influences, artistic influences, historical significance, and a thorough analysis of one period piece.

American Literature Guide is content rich with high-level instructional text, high-resolution images, and links to musical references. Students can explore the biographies and works of major writers within each time period, and by clicking "Analysis" students can see the attributes of each literary period in action as one piece of literature from that period is fully analyzed, annotated, and explained:

1. "Upon the Burning of our House" - Anne Bradstreet
2. "The Declaration of Independence" - Thomas Jefferson
3. "To a Waterfowl" - William Cullen Bryant
4. "The Raven" - Edgar Allan Poe
5. "Nature" - Ralph Waldo Emerson
6. "Richard Cory" - Edwin Arlington Robinson
7. "A Man Said to the Universe" - Stephen Crane
8. "Mowing" - Robert Frost
9. "Lost in the Funhouse" - John Barth

Users can control the visual aesthetics of the interface with from within the app. American Literature Guide is suitable for classroom projection from an iPad. This universal app works equally well on all versions of iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. American Literature Guide was written and developed by a college English professor and is appropriate for all levels from secondary through graduate-level academics.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • April 22, 2015 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
  • April 22, 2015 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
  • April 13, 2015 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • August 17, 2014 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
  • July 12, 2014 Price increase: $1.99 -> $3.99
  • June 05, 2014 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $1.99
  • May 26, 2014 New version 3.0.0
  • February 10, 2014 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $3.99
  • December 12, 2013 Price increase: $3.99 -> $4.99
  • October 13, 2013 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • July 03, 2013 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • June 28, 2013 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $1.99
  • May 28, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $3.99
  • April 28, 2013 New version 2.1
  • April 24, 2013 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
  • April 09, 2013 New version 2.0
  • April 06, 2013 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • February 27, 2013 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • February 15, 2013 New version 1.2
  • January 07, 2013 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • November 26, 2012 New version 1.1
  • September 07, 2012 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
  • August 29, 2012 Initial release

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