American Literature, 1764-1789: The Revolutionary Years

Portada
Univ of Wisconsin Press, 1977 - 301 páginas

"In establishing American independence, the pen and the press had a merit equal to that of the sword." So said David Ramsay in his History of the American Revolution (1789). His assessment is confirmed in full and rich detail in this broad survey of American literary effort during the Revolutionary years.

 

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The Cultural Context of the American Revolution
3
The Patriot Pamphleteers
19
Thomas Paine
39
The Loyalists Reply
59
The Preachers
73
The Theater and Drama
87
Benjamin Franklin
105
Philip Freneau and Francis Hopkinson
127
AfricanAmerican Writers
171
Carver Bartram and Woolman
195
Hector St John de Crèvecoeur
213
The Connecticut Wits
233
The Federalist
253
Worried Celebrants of the American Revolution
275
Notes on Contributors
293
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Thomas Jefferson
145

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