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Literature in the Early American Republic Annual Studies on Cooper and His Contemporaries by Matthew Wynn Sivils
  

Literature in the Early American Republic Annual Studies on Cooper and His Contemporaries

Part of the Literature in the Early American Republic Series

RRP £175.00

Synopsis

Literature in the Early American Republic Annual Studies on Cooper and His Contemporaries by Matthew Wynn Sivils

The only scholarly journal devoted solely to the study of the literary culture of the fledgling United States, Literature in the Early American Republic (LEAR) is a peer-reviewed scholarly annual that promotes discussion of all facets of the literature that arose during the period roughly spanning from the adoption of the Constitution in 1789 to the death of James Fenimore Cooper in 1851. With the growing scholarly interest in America's early national literatures, LEAR aspires to become a forum for the examination of a host of issues and figures related to the development of the literary culture of the young Republic. Studies devoted to works by minority figures and other historically underappreciated writers, as well as articles dealing with the works and influence of James Fenimore Cooper, are central to its mission. Rooted in the published work of the period-including political texts, natural history, biography, autobiography, drama, poetry, fiction, travel writing, and other cultural documents of the age-LEAR will also address (or establish critical editions of) unpublished archival manuscripts of cultural or literary relevance. With articles written in a scholarly but accessible style, LEAR will appeal to advanced undergraduates, graduate students, scholars, and anyone interested in the literature that emerged from America's early national era.

About the Author

Matthew Wynn Sivils, Iowa State University, USA Jeffrey Walker, Oklahoma State University, USA Lance Schachterle, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA

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Book Info

Publication date

28th February 2015

Author

Matthew Wynn Sivils

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Publisher

AMS Press

Format

Hardback
277 pages

Categories

Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900

ISBN

9780404639167

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