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By Sacvan Bercovitch

The narratives during this quantity make for a four-fold point of view on literature: social, cultural, highbrow, and aesthetic; they represent a easy reassessment of yank prose-writing among 1820 and 1865. those narratives position the yankee literature in a global context, whereas by no means wasting sight of its unique American features, no matter if colonial, provincial, or nationwide. jointly, they give a compelling and complete revision of the literary significance of early American background and the ancient worth of early American literature.

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