By Brian Harding

ISBN-10: 113869116X

ISBN-13: 9781138691162

ISBN-10: 1138691178

ISBN-13: 9781138691179

First released among 1982 and 1983, this sequence examines the principally American cultural context out of which the nation’s literature has built. protecting the years from 1830 to 1865, this moment quantity of American Literature in Context examines twelve significant American writers of the 3 a long time ahead of the Civil conflict, together with Edgar Allan Poe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Herman Melville and Walt Whitman. The publication additionally analyses the writing of 2 modern historians, an highbrow Journalist and Abraham Lincoln. one of the significant issues mentioned the non secular background of recent England Transcendentalism, sectional rivalries, tensions among self-culture and social expertise, and the widening gulf among the assumption of nationwide future and the actual fact of transforming into disunity. moreover, the dominant literary different types of the interval – sermon, essay, travelogue – are relating to the typical cultural assumptions of the age.

This publication might be of curiosity to these learning American literature and American studies.

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