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Colonialism and the Revolutionary Period, Beginnings - 1800, Second Edition

Covering the first 300 years of American literature, this expanded, updated volume examines the literature of the Puritans, the American Enlightenment, the American Revolution, women of the period, and more.… (See Below for Full Description)
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Covering the first 300 years of American literature, this expanded, updated volume examines the literature of the Puritans, the American Enlightenment, the American Revolution, women of the period, and more. Illustrated in full color for the first time, this new edition serves as a guide to the first era in American literature.

Topics include:

  • Colonial American culture and economy
  • Traditional Native American literature
  • Literature of the American Enlightenment
  • Literature of Puritanism
  • The expansion of slavery
  • Literary and cultural visions of the new nation
  • Women's voices 
  • And more.


Writers covered include:

  • Charles Brockden Brown
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Philip Freneau
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Cotton Mather
  • Thomas Paine
  • Susanna Rowson
  • Adam Smith
  • Mercy Otis Warren
  • Phillis Wheatley
  • Roger Williams
  • And many others.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-1-60413-485-8
ISBN-10 1604134852
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-3337-9
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Backgrounds to American Literature
Author Karen Meyers
Publication Date 4/1/2010
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color illustrations. Appendixes. Glossaries. Cross-references. Further reading. Chronology. Sidebars. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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