By Bryce Traister

This booklet comprises 13 unique essays approximately Puritan tradition in colonial New England. caused by means of the becoming curiosity in secular stories, in addition to postnational, transnational, and postcolonial critique within the humanities, American Literature and the recent Puritan stories seeks to symbolize and develop modern curiosity in a box lengthy well-known, even if problematically, as foundational to the learn of yankee literature. It invitations readers of yank literature and tradition to reassess the function of seventeenth-century Puritanism within the construction of the USA of the USA and its consequent cultural and literary histories. It additionally documents the numerous transformation within the box of Puritan experiences that has taken position within the final sector century. as well as re-reading popular texts of seventeenth-century Puritan New England, the amount includes essays involved in unknown or lesser studied occasions and texts, in addition to new scholarship on post-Puritan files, monuments, and historiography.

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