American Puritan Imagination
Essays in Revaluation
Edited by Sacvan Bercovitch
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American Puritan Imagination by Sacvan Bercovitch
Book DescriptionOver the last two decades a major revaluation has been taking place of the colonial Puritan imagination. With the growth of interest in early American literature has come increasing recognition of its quality and a better understanding of its place in the continuity of American culture. However, much of the best critical work to date has been published as articles in scholarly journals, and in bringing together for the first time the best work in this growing field the present anthology fills a number of important needs. It is at once a valuabale and accessible introduction for students, a summing-up of a new enterprise, and a guide for further studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521098410
(216mm x 140mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Jun-1974
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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