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Writing the rebellion : loyalists and the literature of politics in British America

Author: Philip Gould
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Series: Oxford studies in American literary history, v. 3
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This study of the literature of politics reconsiders the place of the British American Loyalists in early American literary history. By imagining the Revolution as an episode in transatlantic literary history, it explores the relations between aesthetics and politics during a crucial transitional period in which both Loyalists and Patriots were redefining their respective relations to 'English' culture. Rather than  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gould, Philip, 1960-
Writing the rebellion.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013
(DLC) 2012035805
(OCoLC)810442346
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Gould
ISBN: 0199346070 9780199346073 9780199967902 0199967903
OCLC Number: 842364000
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (217 pages).
Contents: The stamp act crisis and the sublime style of politics --
Wit and ridicule in revolutionary New York --
Satirizing the congress: ancient balladry and literary taste --
Loyalists and the author of Common sense --
New English rebellion.
Series Title: Oxford studies in American literary history, v. 3
Responsibility: Philip Gould.
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Writing the Rebellion presents a cultural history of loyalist writing in early America, dissolving the old legend that loyalists were more British than American, and patriots the embodiment of a new  Read more...

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