New England's Crises and Cultural Memory: Literature, Politics, History, Religion, 1620-1860
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BeschreibungThis compelling book is essential reading for historians and literary critics of New England.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction; Part I. Plantation and Settlement; Part II. Time of Troubles; Part III. Revolution; Notes; Index.
PortraitJohn McWilliams is Abernethy Professor of American Literature at Middlebury College in Vermont. He is the author of Political Justice in a Republic: James Fenimore Cooper's America (1972), Hawthorne, Melville and the American Character (Cambridge, 1984) and The American Epic (Cambridge, 1989).
Pressestimmen"This readable and valuable book will delight those interested in American cultural history. Highly recommended." CHOICE May 2005 "John McWilliams has written a remarkably erudite and wide-ranging study of New Englanders' self-perceptions and their transformations over time, from the early seventeenth century to the later nineteenth, even including some fascinating apercus of the past by more recent writers like Robert Lowell and Arthur Miller." American Historical Review Michael Kammen, Cornell University
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Studies in American'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2004
Seitenanzahl: 366 Seiten