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Major writers of early American literature.

Author: Everett H Emerson
Publisher: [Madison] University of Wisconsin Press [1972]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An outstanding collection of original critical essays by distinguished specialists, this book is both a chronological survey of nearly 200 years of American literature and an exciting reappraisal of the major figures of that period. Includes works from Benjamin Franklin, Jonathan Edwards, William Bryd, Anne Bradstreet, William Bradford, and others.
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Named Person: Anne Bradstreet; William Byrd; Charles Brockden Brown; Cotton Mather; William Bradford; Benjamin Franklin; Edward Taylor; Philip Morin Freneau; Jonathan Edwards
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Everett H Emerson
ISBN: 0299061906 9780299061906
OCLC Number: 554604
Description: 301 pages 25 cm
Contents: William Bradford / David Levin --
Anne Bradstreet / Ann Stanford --
Edward Taylor / Donald E. Stanford --
Cotton Mather / Sacvan Bercovitch --
William Byrd / Richard Beale Davis --
Jonathan Edwards / Daniel B. Shea, Jr. --
Benjamin Franklin / J.A. Leo LeMay --
Philip Freneau / Lewis Leary --
Charles Brockden Brown / Donald A. Ringe.
Responsibility: Everett Emerson, editor.

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An outstanding collection of original critical essays by distinguished specialists, this book is both a chronological survey of nearly 200 years of American literature and an exciting reappraisal of the major figures of that period. Includes works from Benjamin Franklin, Jonathan Edwards, William Bryd, Anne Bradstreet, William Bradford, and others.

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