Becoming America: An Exploration of American Literature from Precolonial to Post-Revolution
Wendy Kurant, University of North Georgia
ISBN 13: 9781940771465
Publisher: University of North Georgia Press
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Beginning with a thorough explanation of Native American and European explorative accounts that puts this period in its imperialistic context, Becoming America: An Exploration of American Literature from Precolonial to Post-Revolution covers... read more
Table of Contents
- Part One: Pre- and Early Colonial Literature
- Part Two: Seventeenth Century English Colonial Literature
- Part Three: Revolutionary and Early National Period Literature
- Part Four: Nineteenth Century Romanticism and Transcendentalism
About the Book
The University of North Georgia Press and Affordable Learning Georgia bring you Becoming America: An Exploration of American Literature from Precolonial to Post-Revolution. Featuring sixty-nine authors and full texts of their works, the selections in this open anthology represent the diverse voices in early American literature. This completely-open anthology will connect students to the conversation of literature that is embedded in American history and has helped shaped its culture.
- Contextualizing introductions from Pre- and Early Colonial Literature to Early American Romanticism
- Over 70 historical images
- In-depth biographies of each author
- Instructional Design, including Reading and Review Questions
This textbook is an open Educational Resource. It can be reused, remixed, and reedited freely without seeking permission.
About the Contributors
Wendy Kurant, Ph.D., teaches Early American Literature, American Romanticism, Realism, Naturalism, and Southern Literature at the University of North Georgia (UNG). Her research interests center on new Historicism and depictions of the South and the Civil War in Literature. She has taught at UNG since 2005.