The Nascence of American Literature

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iUniverse, 2002 - History - 440 pages
Early Writings about exploration and settlement of America, and discussion of the careers and writings of Edwards, Franklin, Paine, Jefferson, Taylor, Wigglesworth, the Mathers, Byrd, Hamilton, Brown, Freneau, Irving, Cooper, Bryant, and many others. The book traces the progress from writings about America by foreign observers to the emergence of belletristic literature by native Americans.

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