New England's Crises and Cultural Memory: Literature, Politics, History, Religion, 1620-1860 / Edition 1

New England's Crises and Cultural Memory: Literature, Politics, History, Religion, 1620-1860 / Edition 1

by John McWilliams
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521826837

ISBN-13: 9780521826839

Pub. Date: 05/01/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521826839
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/01/2004
Series:
Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture Series, #142
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Plantation and Settlement; Part II. Time of Troubles; Part III. Revolution; Notes; Index.

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