New PDF release: A History of Virginia Literature

By Kevin J. Hayes

ISBN-10: 1107057779

ISBN-13: 9781107057777

A heritage of Virginia Literature chronicles a narrative that has been greater than 400 years within the making. It seems on the improvement of literary tradition in Virginia from the founding of Jamestown in 1607 to the twenty-first century. Divided into 4 major components, this background examines the literature of colonial Virginia, Jeffersonian Virginia, Civil conflict Virginia, and glossy Virginia. person chapters survey such literary genres as diaries, histories, letters, novels, poetry, political writings, advertising literature, technology fiction, and slave narratives. best students additionally commit targeted cognizance to a number of significant authors, together with William Byrd of Westover, Thomas Jefferson, Ellen Glasgow, Edgar Allan Poe, and William Styron. This ebook is of pivotal value to the improvement of yank literature and of yankee reviews extra generally.

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