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American Literature in Context to 1865 discusses theissues and events that engaged American writers of the period,providing original and useful readings of important literary worksthat demonstrate how context contributes to meaning * Covers a range of genres including the myths, chants and songsof indigenous cultures, sermons, slave narratives, essays and thenovels and poetry to 1865 * Designed to be used alongside the major anthologies ofliterature from the period * Equips students with the necessary historical context needed tounderstand the writings from this period * Pedagogical features include a detailed bibliography, and atransatlantic timeline, with literary works, and historicalevents

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405188647
ISBN-10: 1405188642
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 159mm x 22mm)
Pages: 204
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Jul-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Susan Castillo

Susan Castillo is Harriet Beecher Stowe Professor of American Studies at King's College London and has published extensively on colonial writing of the Early Americas, Native American writing, and on the U.S. South. Her books include The Literatures of Colonial America: An Anthology (Wiley-Blackwell, 2001), A Companion to the Literatures of Colonial America (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005), Colonial Encounters in New World Writing, 1500-1786: Performing America (2005) and American Travel Writing and Empire (2009).

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