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By Bryce Traister

This e-book includes 13 unique essays approximately Puritan tradition in colonial New England. triggered by means of the transforming into curiosity in secular stories, in addition to postnational, transnational, and postcolonial critique within the humanities, American Literature and the recent Puritan experiences seeks to symbolize and boost modern curiosity in a box lengthy well-known, besides the fact that problematically, as foundational to the learn of yankee literature. It invitations readers of yank literature and tradition to re-evaluate the function of seventeenth-century Puritanism within the production of the us of the United States and its consequent cultural and literary histories. It additionally files the numerous transformation within the box of Puritan reviews that has taken position within the final zone century. as well as re-reading renowned texts of seventeenth-century Puritan New England, the amount includes essays desirous about unknown or lesser studied occasions and texts, in addition to new scholarship on post-Puritan records, monuments, and historiography.

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