New England's Crises and Cultural Memory PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

New England's Crises and Cultural Memory free pdf John McWilliams' book is an ambitious attempt to review New England history and literature from the Puritans through the Revolutionary period to the antebellum era. McWilliams demonstrates how successive narratives of crises, real or imagined, reflected historical realities which proved adaptable to later settlers. Offering an all-encompassing narrative of one crucial region in the American literary and historical experience, he brings to light new contexts for understanding crucial events in early American literature and history.

About John McWilliams

John 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).

Details Book

Author : John McWilliams
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Data Published : 22 July 2004
ISBN : 0521826837
EAN : 9780521826839
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 380 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews New England's Crises and Cultural Memory



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • The Masterpieces and the History of Literature, Vol. 9 of 10 free pdfThe Masterpieces and the History of Literature, Vol. 9 of 10

    Excerpt from The Masterpieces and the History of Literature. Vol. 9 of 10: Analysis. Criticism. Character and Incident American Literature - Period I. Colonial- Captain John Smith- Captain John Smiths Captivity- New England- Mrs..


  • A Companion to African American Literature free pdfA Companion to African American Literature

    Through a series of essays that explore the forms. themes. genres. historical contexts. major authors. and latest critical approaches. A Companion to African American Literature presents a comprehensive chronological overview of African American literature from the eighteenth century to the modern day * Examines African American literature from its earliest origins..


  • American Literature free pdfAmerican Literature

    This is a reference guide to American literature. with more than four hundred entires devoted to aspects of American history. literary movements. influential writers and key texts. It is suitable for students of American literature at any level..


  • Historical Dictionary of French Literature free pdfHistorical Dictionary of French Literature

    The Historical Dictionary of French Literature covers the history of the principal authors and movements in the history of imaginative French literature since the 9th century. It also contains analyses of a selection of key texts and lists works inspired by major historical or political events such as the two World Wars with an emphasis on the twentieth and twenty-first centuries..


  • The Routledge Introduction to American Women Writers free pdfThe Routledge Introduction to American Women Writers

    The Routledge Introduction to American Women Writers considers the important literary. historical. cultural. and intellectual contexts of American women authors from the seventeenth century to the present and provides readers with an analysis of current literary trends and debates in women's literature..


  • New England's Crises and Cultural Memory free pdfNew England's Crises and Cultural Memory

    . John McWilliams' book is an ambitious attempt to review New England history and literature from the Puritans through the Revolutionary period to the antebellum era. McWilliams demonstrates how succe