Colonialism and the Revolutionary Period, Beginnings-1800 American Literature in Its Historical Cultural, and Social Contexts by Karen Meyers
  

Colonialism and the Revolutionary Period, Beginnings-1800 American Literature in Its Historical Cultural, and Social Contexts

Written by Karen Meyers
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Part of the Backgrounds to American Literature Series

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Colonialism and the Revolutionary Period, Beginnings-1800 American Literature in Its Historical Cultural, and Social Contexts by Karen Meyers

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 literature of the Puritans, the American Enlightenment, the American Revolution, and more, this volume discusses the writers and works of the American colonial and revolutionary periods. Writers covered include: Joel Barlow, William Bradford, Anne Bradstreet, Hannah Webster Foster, Olaudah Equiano, Cotton Mather, Thomas Paine, Edward Taylor, Phillis Wheatley, Roger Williams, John Winthrop, and more.

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Format

Hardback
96 pages

Author

Karen Meyers
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Publisher

Facts On File Inc

Publication date

12th January 2005

ISBN

9780816056675


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