By Susan Castillo, Ivy Schweitzer
This huge creation to Colonial American literatures brings out the comparative and transatlantic nature of the writing of this era and highlights the interactions among local, non-scribal teams, and Europeans that helped to form early American writing.
- Situates the writing of this era in its a variety of ancient and cultural contexts, together with colonialism, imperialism, diaspora, and country formation.
- Highlights interactions among local, non-scribal teams and Europeans throughout the early centuries of exploration.
- Covers a variety of ways to defining and studying early American writing.
- Looks on the improvement of neighborhood spheres of impact within the 17th and eighteenth centuries.
- Serves as an important adjunct to Castillo and Schweitzer’s ‘The Literatures of Colonial the US: An Anthology’ (Blackwell Publishing, 2001).