A Companion to the Literatures of Colonial America by Susan Castillo,Ivy Schweitzer

By Susan Castillo,Ivy Schweitzer

This large creation to Colonial American literatures brings out the comparative and transatlantic nature of the writing of this era and highlights the interactions among local, non-scribal teams, and Europeans that helped to form early American writing.

  • Situates the writing of this era in its quite a few historic and cultural contexts, together with colonialism, imperialism, diaspora, and kingdom formation.
  • Highlights interactions among local, non-scribal teams and Europeans throughout the early centuries of exploration.
  • Covers quite a lot of methods to defining and studying early American writing.
  • Looks on the improvement of neighborhood spheres of effect within the 17th and eighteenth centuries.
  • Serves as an essential adjunct to Castillo and Schweitzer’s ‘The Literatures of Colonial the US: An Anthology’ (Blackwell Publishing, 2001).

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