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Some early American writing books and masters
|Statement||by Ray Nash.|
|Contributions||Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner., Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress), Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)|
|LC Classifications||Z43.A2 N3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||24,  p. :|
|Number of Pages||24|
|LC Control Number||43013364|
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Some early American writing books and masters Author: Ray Nash ; Bruce Rogers ; Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress) ; Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress).
This text is an excellent compilation of early American works. Included are various Native American mythologies as well as a variety of other emerging literary voices from the New World.
The book also pays special attention to the rising influence and power of Puritans and other religious leaders, as well as several key figures which helped Cited by: 7. About Early American Writing.
Drawing materials from journals and diaries, political documents and religious sermons, prose and poetry, Giles Gunn’s anthology provides a panoramic survey of early American life and literature—including voices black and white, male and female, Hispanic, French, and Native American.
Despite the title, the book is not a how-to on writing history. It's a collection of book reviews of early American histories written by the (multiple Pulitzer-winning) early American historian Alan Taylor.
(And here I am reviewing it--a bit meta, isn't it?) Taylor is a master reviewer. I am not, but I'll give it a by: 1. Presents Native American legends and oratory, and poetry and prose from European explorers, colonial settlers, and Americans just after independence Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review.
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J anuary 27 is becoming a black-letter day in American literature. On that day inJohn Updike died and, this year, the first anniversary. Drawing materials from journals and diaries, political documents and religious sermons, prose and poetry, Giles Gunn's anthology provides a panoramic survey of early American life and literature—including voices black and white, male and female, Hispanic, French, and Native more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic.
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The critics of early American writings say they lack literary value, and in the sense that the colonizers and travelers produced no great verse or drama or reflective essays the criticism can stand, although it quite misses the point.