The English Literatures of America, 1500-1800

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Myra Jehlen, Michael Warner
Psychology Press, 1997 - 1118 pages
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The English Literatures of America redefines colonial American literatures, sweeping from Newfoundland and Nova Scotia to the West Indies and Guiana. The book begins with the first colonization of the Americas and stretches beyond the Revolution to the early national period. Many texts are collected here for the first time; others are recognized masterpieces of the canon--both British and American--that can now be read in their Atlantic context. By emphasizing the culture of empire and by representing a transatlantic dialogue, The English Literatures of America allows a new way to understand colonial literature both in the United States and abroad.
  

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Contents

Sir John Mandeville
8
Learning to Say America in English
39
William Lightfoot
63
Definition of colony from The Planters Plea 1630
100
from A Modell of Christian Charity 1630
151
Thomas Morton
168
Virginia and the Indies
195
Ned Edward Ward
299
Daniel Defoe
689
Charles Brockden Brown
697
Dr Alexander Hamilton
708
Nathaniel Ames II
716
The Literature of Politics
813
Edmund Burke
850
Thomas Paine
865
Benjamin Franklin
891

New England and Canada
305
John Josselyn
315
Anne Bradstreet
322
Mary Rowlandson
349
Ned Ward
400
The Trials of Puritanism
429
at the Court at Newtown 1637
435
Richard Saltonstall
457
The Seventeenth Century
489
Increase Mather
504
The Seventeenth Century
527
Andrew Marvell
544
Religion in the Enlightenment
597
Histories
683
The Eighteenth Century
901
William Bartram
939
Belles Lettres
949
from The History of the Ancient and Honorable Tuesday Club
958
Fisher Ames
1000
The Eighteenth Century
1011
Benjamin Tompson
1032
three versions of Psalm 137
1040
Food for Criticks 1730
1044
George Berkeley Bishop of Cloyne
1060
Mary Nelson
1073
Philip Freneau
1104
INDEX
1113
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The English Literatures of America. 1500-1800. New York: Routledge, 1997. Pratt, Mary Louise. Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation. ...
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Copyright by Julie Ann Sievers 2004
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About the author (1997)

Myra Jehlen is the Board of Governors Professor of Literature at Rutgers University. She is the author of "American Incarnation: The Individual, the Nation, and the Continent," among others, and coeditor of "The English Literatures of America, 1500-1800,

Warner is a tenured professor of English at Rutgers University, where he teaches American Literature and Queer Studies.

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