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Reconstructing American Literary History (Harvard English Studies)

by Sacvan Bercovitch

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Published by iUniverse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • USA,
  • American - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8790890M
    ISBN 101583484167
    ISBN 109781583484166

    These scholars have expounded on the thematic roles that Slavery and the Civil War, and Emancipation and Freedom, have played in the formation of African American Literary and Intellectual Memory during Reconstruction. And they have also pinpointed the informal and formal and private and public institutions responsible for the education of. Literary histories, of course, do not have a reason for being unless there exists the literature itself. This volume, perhaps more than others of its kind, is an expression of appreciation for the talented and dedicated literary artists who ignored the odds, avoided temptations to write for popularity or prestige, and chose to write honestly about the American West, believing that .

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      In this light, it may be that the Cambridge History made its biggest difference thus far through the two preview volumes of , with essays by many hands: Reconstructing American Literary History, edited by Sacvan Bercovitch, and Ideology and Classic American Literature, edited by Bercovitch and Myra by: 9.   A provocative engagement with literary history and historiography, New Men challenges the notion of the Civil War as “unwritten” and alters our conception of the classics of Civil War literature. Organized chronologically and thematically, New Men coherently blends an analysis of a wide variety of fictional and nonfictional :


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