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Early American literature and culture

essays honoring Harrison T. Meserole

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Published by University of Delaware Press, Associated University Presses in Newark, Del, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- History and criticism.,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- 17th century.,
    • United States -- Civilization -- To 1783.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola.
      ContributionsDerounian-Stodola, Kathryn Zabelle, 1949-, Meserole, Harrison T.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS185 .E23 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination264 p. :
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1889308M
      ISBN 100874134234
      LC Control Number90050936

      "Early American Literature and Culture: Essays Honoring Harrison T. Meserole, a timely collection that reflects changing conceptions of the field, contains studies by leading scholars and celebrates the achievements of Harrison T. Meserole--colonialist, bibliographer, and . Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, , has been hailed as the definitive resource for teaching and researching nearly every aspect of 17th- and 18th-century America. This incomparable digital collection contains virtually every book, pamphlet and broadside published in America over a year period. Providing complete digital editions of more t printed.

      There is no question that Bercovitch has been the foremost interpreter of early American literature and culture of his generation, and probably of several generations; it is difficult to imagine the combination of incisive native intelligence, scholarly determination, personal identity, and searching curiosity that could produce another equally charismatic interpreter of America. Early amErican and colonial PEriod to A merican literature begins with the orally transmitted myths, legends, tales, and lyrics (always songs) of Indian cultures. There was no written literature among the more than different Indian languages and tribal cultures that existed in North America before the first Europeans arrived. As a result.

      Documenting the American South: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's collection of resources for the study of southern history, literature and culture. France in America / France en Amérique: A Library of Congress bilingual digital library exploring the history of the French presence in North America from the sixteenth through. Early American English Lit Writing Assignment (Senior, Literature) For Teachers 10th - 12th To better understand early American literature, which was usually written by Puritans coming to the new world, learners pretend they have just landed on Mars.


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