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The Oxford handbook of early American literature

Author: Kevin J Hayes
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The Oxford Handbook of Early American Literature is a major new reference work that provides the best single-volume source of original scholarship on early American literature. Comprised of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin J Hayes
ISBN: 9780195187274 019518727X
OCLC Number: 132584511
Description: xv, 636 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Literature of exploration / E. Thomson Shields Jr. --
Captain John Smith / Steven Olsen-Smith --
Promotion literature / Karen Schramm --
Puritan historians and historiography / Naoki Onishi --
New England poetry / Ronald A. Bosco and Jillmarie Murphy --
Captivity literature / Lorrayne Carroll --
Jonathan Edwards and the Great Awakening / Thomas S. Kidd --
Augustan American verse / Chris Beyers --
Picaresque travel narratives / Daniel Royot --
Dr. Alexander Hamilton / Kevin J. Hayes --
Indian voices in early American literature / Joshua David Bellin --
Scientific discourse / Susan Scott Parrish --
Newspapers and magazines / Christine A. Modey --
Print and manuscript culture / Carla Mulford --
Early American libraries / Sarah Fatherly --
Diaries / Kevin J. Berland --
Early American autobiography / Susan Clair Imbarrato --
Early American slave narratives / April Langley --
Benjamin Franklin / Kevin J. Hayes --
Early American drama / Jason Shaffer --
Literature of politics / Frank Shuffelton --
Revolutionary verse / Colin Wells --
Beginnings of the American novel / Melissa J. Homestead --
Crèvecoeur's Letters from an American Farmer / David J. Carlson --
History as literature / Ed White --
Place of natural history in early American literature / Kevin J. Hayes.
Responsibility: edited by Kevin J. Hayes.
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