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American literature from 1600 through the 1850s [electronic resource] / edited by Adam Augustyn.

Augustyn, Adam, 1979- (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781615302338 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1615302336 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (236 p.)
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-227) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Book cover; title; copyright; contents; introduction; chapter 1 early american literature; chapter 2 the 18th century; chapter 3 early 19th-century literature; chapter 4 the american renaissance; epilogue; glossary; bibliography; index; back cover.
Summary, etc.: Weaving together imagination and social commentary, the literature of a nation is often the most effective way to understand the ethos of its people at any given time. The written word offers a sharpened lens through which readers can perceive the world they inhabit, so as to better comprehend personal or universal truths. This captivating series presents major authors, poets, and texts from the world over, immersing students in the life stories of authors that are often as engaging as the narratives these writers have crafted. Discussions on significant literary movements place the works in s.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: American literature > 17th century > History and criticism.
American literature > 18th century > History and criticism.
American literature > 19th century > History and criticism.
American literature > 17th century > Bio-bibliography.
American literature > 18th century > Bio-bibliography.
American literature > 19th century > Bio-bibliography.
Authors, American > 17th century > Biography.
Authors, American > 18th century > Biography.
Authors, American > 19th century > Biography.
LITERARY CRITICISM > American > General.
Genre: Electronic books.

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