American Literature and the New Puritan Studies by Bryce Traister

By Bryce Traister

This booklet comprises 13 unique essays approximately Puritan tradition in colonial New England. caused through the starting to be curiosity in secular reports, in addition to postnational, transnational, and postcolonial critique within the humanities, American Literature and the recent Puritan reviews seeks to symbolize and enhance modern curiosity in a box lengthy well-known, besides the fact that problematically, as foundational to the examine of yank literature. It invitations readers of yank literature and tradition to re-examine the function of seventeenth-century Puritanism within the production of the us of the USA and its consequent cultural and literary histories. It additionally documents the numerous transformation within the box of Puritan stories that has taken position within the final sector century. as well as re-reading popular texts of seventeenth-century Puritan New England, the quantity includes essays inquisitive about unknown or lesser studied occasions and texts, in addition to new scholarship on post-Puritan files, monuments, and historiography.

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