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Author Castillo, Susan P., 1948-

Title American literature in context to 1865 / Susan Castillo

Publ Info Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
 RWU Main Library  PS88 .C43 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xviii, 185 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Literature in context
Literature in context (Wiley-Blackwell (Firm))
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The arrival of the Europeans -- European exploration and settlement: The anvil and the golden fleece -- The city on a hill: alternative visions -- From colonies to nation -- The struggle for identity in post-revolutionary America -- American expansion and the Transcendentalists -- The originals: Edgar Allan Poe, Herman Melville, Emily Dickinson, and Walt Whitman -- A house divided: abolitionism, the women's movement, and The civil war
LC subject American literature -- History and criticism
National characteristics, American, in literature
Literature and history -- United States
American literature
ISBN 9781405188647 (alk. paper)
1405188642 (alk. paper)
9781405188630 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1405188634 (pbk. : alk. paper)