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Discoveries and Considerations
Papers on Early American Literature and Aesthetics Presented to Harold Jantz
Discoveries and Considerations
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Calvin Israel - Editor
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Hardcover - 216 pages
Release Date: June 1976
ISBN10: 0-87395-340-1
ISBN13: 978-0-87395-340-5

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Summary

Examines various aspects of the history and criticism of early American literature.

A collection of eight essays focusing on early American poetry, aesthetics, intellectual history, biography, and literary history. Poets of the American Baroque and selected seventeenth-century writers are analyzed, sources and influences on early American painting and theatre are explored, and finally, Thomas Morton is traced as a character and symbol in American literature. Announced for the first time is the discovery of a new and significant seventeenth-century American poet, David Dunster.


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