The English Literatures of America: 1500-1800 by Myra Jehlen,Michael Warner

By Myra Jehlen,Michael Warner

The English Literatures of America redefines colonial American literatures, sweeping from Newfoundland and Nova Scotia to the West Indies and Guiana. The ebook starts off with the 1st colonization of the Americas and stretches past the Revolution to the early nationwide interval. Many texts are gathered right here for the 1st time; others are well-known masterpieces of the canon--both British and American--that can now be learn of their Atlantic context. by way of emphasizing the tradition of empire and through representing a transatlantic discussion, The English Literatures of America permits a brand new strategy to comprehend colonial literature either within the usa and abroad.

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