American Literature in Context to 1865 (Paperback)
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American Literature in Context to 1865 (Paperback)

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Paperback 204 Pages / Published: 09/07/2010
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American Literature in Context to 1865 discusses theissues and events that engaged American writers of the period,providing original and useful readings of important literary worksthat demonstrate how context contributes to meaning * Covers a range of genres including the myths, chants and songsof indigenous cultures, sermons, slave narratives, essays and thenovels and poetry to 1865 * Designed to be used alongside the major anthologies ofliterature from the period * Equips students with the necessary historical context needed tounderstand the writings from this period * Pedagogical features include a detailed bibliography, and atransatlantic timeline, with literary works, and historicalevents

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9781405188630
Number of pages: 204
Weight: 299 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 11 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"In the end this book is an innovative soul within a traditional body. It presents the historical context of American writing from a variety of perspectives within a period structure relevant to many current college courses." (NBOL-19, October 2010)

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