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Empire And Slavery in American Literature, 1820-1865

by Eric J. Sundquist

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Mississippi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • History and criticism,
  • American - General,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Slavery in literature,
  • American literature,
  • Regional, Ethnic, Genre, Specific Subject,
  • American - African American & Black,
  • American - African American,
  • American - Native American,
  • 19th century,
  • African Americans in literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8752853M
    ISBN 101578068630
    ISBN 109781578068630

    Summary Notes: American Literature Introduction AN AMERICAN RENAISSANCE? The writers in this volume, particularly those who began publishing after , are often celebrated as part of a literary “renaissance,” and their writings heralded as the first really mature and significant works by Americans. Writers like Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Nathaniel Hawthorne. Empire and Slavery in American Literature, – contributes to Sundquist’s ambition for American literary studies. He envisions a fluid American canon based not on race, ethnicity, gender, or other constructs; rather, he reaches for a “dynamic heterogeneity” (p. 10).

    The empire abroad and the empire at home African American literature and the era of overseas expansionby John Cullen Gruesser. Athens: University of Georgia Press, Empire and slavery in American literature, by Eric J. Sundquist. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, TABLE OF CONTENTS -- Early American literature, / Francis Murphy -- American literature, / Hershel Parker -- American literature, / Ronald Gottesman -- American literature between the wars, / Laurence B. Holland, Nina Baym -- American prose since / William H. Pritchard -- American poetry since / David Kalstone, Patricia B. Wallace.

    The Sketch Book. Poe, Edgar Allen. Empire and Slavery in American Literature, Tompkins, Jane. Sensational Designs: The Cultural Work of American Fiction, Title: Microsoft Word - 19th C American Reading List Author: Daoine Created Date: 5/2/ AM File Size: 15KB. LIT American Literature I: Beginnings to the Civil War Fall Course Information Image: Thomas Cole, “Desolation” from The Course of Empire () [Oil on canvas] Course Description • Reading early American literature requires wrestling with the varied mindsets, conflicts, and discontinuities of our nation’s embryonic history.


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Empire and Slavery in American Literature, tells the story of this exceptionally vibrant and wide-ranging multicultural "renaissance" of our national literature. Scores of diaries, reports, and memoirs, in addition to a diverse imaginative literature, documented the nation's expansion to its modern continental borders, along with Empire And Slavery in American Literature by: Empire and Slavery in American Literature, tells the story of this exceptionally vibrant and wide-ranging multicultural "renaissance" of our national literature.

Scores of diaries, reports, and memoirs, in addition to a diverse imaginative literature, documented the nation's expansion to its modern continental borders, along with.

Empire and Slavery in American Literature, tells the story of this exceptionally vibrant and wide-ranging multicultural "renaissance" of our national literature. The land of promise: exploration and empire To muse on nations passed away: the frontier and American Indians No more auction block for me: slavery and African American culture.

Subject headings American literatureth century--History and criticism. Slavery in literature. African Americans in literature. This outpouring included some of the most important early works in African American, American Indian, and Chicana/Chicano literature.

Empire and Slavery in American Literature, tells the story of this exceptionally vibrant and wide-ranging multicultural "renaissance" of our national literature. Empire and slavery in American literature, / Author: Eric J. Sundquist. Publication info: Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, Get this from a library.

Empire and slavery in American literature, [Eric J Sundquist]. Get this from a library. Empire and slavery in American literature, [Eric J Sundquist] -- The flourishing of pre-Civil War literature known as the American Renaissance occurred in a volatile context of national expansion and sectional strife.

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(Eric J. Sundquist author of Empire and Slavery in American Literature, –) Finseth’s book remains invaluable in its quest to reveal the neglected history of African American environmental thought and the myriad ways black writers and artists made nature a site of resistance to white by: Eric J.

Sundquist is UCLA Foundation Professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of To Wake the Nations: Race in the Making of American Literature, The Hammers of Creation: Folk Culture in Modern African-American Fiction, and Strangers in the Land: Blacks, Jews, Post-Holocaust America, among other books.

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