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American Literature and the New Puritan Studies by Bryce Traister

By Bryce Traister

This ebook includes 13 unique essays approximately Puritan tradition in colonial New England. triggered through the becoming curiosity in secular reviews, in addition to postnational, transnational, and postcolonial critique within the humanities, American Literature and the recent Puritan reports seeks to symbolize and enhance modern curiosity in a box lengthy famous, even though problematically, as foundational to the learn of yankee literature. It invitations readers of yankee literature and tradition to re-examine the function of seventeenth-century Puritanism within the construction of the USA of the US and its consequent cultural and literary histories. It additionally documents the numerous transformation within the box of Puritan reports that has taken position within the final region century. as well as re-reading popular texts of seventeenth-century Puritan New England, the amount comprises essays inquisitive about unknown or lesser studied occasions and texts, in addition to new scholarship on post-Puritan records, monuments, and historiography.

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American Literature and the New Puritan Studies

This ebook comprises 13 unique essays approximately Puritan tradition in colonial New England. triggered through the starting to be curiosity in secular stories, in addition to postnational, transnational, and postcolonial critique within the humanities, American Literature and the recent Puritan reports seeks to symbolize and increase modern curiosity in a box lengthy well-known, although problematically, as foundational to the examine of yankee literature.

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