4 edition of American literature found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Paul Cook, editor.|
|LC Classifications||PS185 .A38 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 437 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||437|
|LC Control Number||2009291673|
Like other national literatures, American literature was shaped by the history of the country that produced it. For almost a century and a half, America was merely a group of colonies scattered along the eastern seaboard of the North American continent—colonies from which a few hardy souls. American literature, literature in English produced in what is now the United States of America. Colonial Literature American writing began with the work of English adventurers and colonists in the New World chiefly for the benefit of readers in the mother country.
American literature is literature written or produced in the United States of America and its preceding colonies (for specific discussions of poetry and theater, see Poetry of the United States and Theater in the United States).Before the founding of the United States, the British colonies on the eastern coast of the present-day United States were heavily influenced by English literature. Using our fully online American literature textbook course offers convenience, fun video lessons, outstanding instructors, and relief from back pain! Using the Course Using the course is simple.
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