By Susan Castillo,Ivy Schweitzer

This vast creation to Colonial American literatures brings out the comparative and transatlantic nature of the writing of this era and highlights the interactions among local, non-scribal teams, and Europeans that helped to form early American writing.

  • Situates the writing of this era in its quite a few historic and cultural contexts, together with colonialism, imperialism, diaspora, and state formation.
  • Highlights interactions among local, non-scribal teams and Europeans throughout the early centuries of exploration.
  • Covers a variety of techniques to defining and interpreting early American writing.
  • Looks on the improvement of neighborhood spheres of effect within the 17th and eighteenth centuries.
  • Serves as a necessary adjunct to Castillo and Schweitzer’s ‘The Literatures of Colonial the USA: An Anthology’ (Blackwell Publishing, 2001).

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