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American literature, 1764-1789 : the Revolutionary years

Author: Everett H Emerson
Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 1977.
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"In establishing American independence, the pen and the press had a merit equal to that of the sword." So said David Ramsay in his" History of the American Revolution" (1789). His assessment is  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
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American literature, 1764-1789.
Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 1977
(OCoLC)567907107
Named Person: Thomas Paine; Benjamin Franklin; Philip Morin Freneau; Thomas Jefferson; Benjamin Franklin; Philip Morin Freneau; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Paine
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Everett H Emerson
ISBN: 0299072703 9780299072704
OCLC Number: 2542053
Description: xvi, 301 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The cultural context of the American Revolution / Everett Emerson --
The patriot pamphleteers / Elaine K. Ginsberg --
Thomas Paine / Evelyn J. Hinz --
The Loyalists' reply / Charles E. Modlin --
The preachers / Robert M. Benton --
The theater and drama / Calhoun Winton --
Benjamin Franklin / Mary E. Rucker --
Philip Freneau and Francis Hopkinson / William D. Andrews --
Thomas Jefferson / Thomas Philbrick --
African-American writers / Bernard W. Bell --
Three travelers: Carver, Bartram, and Woolman / Patricia M. Medeiros --
Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur / A.W. Plumstead --
The Connecticut wits / Robert D. Arner --
The Federalist / Robert Bain --
Worried celebrants of the American Revolution / Cecelia Tichi.
Responsibility: Everett Emerson, editor.
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