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Lang Matl
Author Meyers, Karen, 1948-

Title Colonialism and the revolutionary period : beginnings [to] 1800 / Karen Meyers, principal author ; Jerry Phillips, general editor ; Michael Anesko, advisor and contributor.

Imprint New York : Facts On File, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  PS185    Available
Description 96 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Backgrounds to American literature
Note "American literature in its historical, cultural, and social contexts"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 94) and index.
Contents The first 300 years -- The literature of Puritanism -- Aspects of Colonial American culture -- The literature of the American enlightenment -- The literature of the American Revolution -- Literary and cultural visions of the new nation.
Summary As American literature developed it was influenced by a number of factors, such as the wilderness, religious beliefs, ideas about morality, and Enlightenment philosophy. Covering the first 300 years of American literature as well as the literatu
Subject American literature -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Revolutionary period, 1775-1783 -- History and criticism.
Revolutionary literature, American -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 1783-1850 -- History and criticism.
Imperialism in literature.
Colonies in literature.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Literature and the revolution.
United States -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
United States -- Intellectual life -- 17th century.
Added Author Anesko, Michael.
ISBN 0816056676 (alk. paper)
9780816056675 (alk. paper)