April 3, 2018

New PDF release: A History of Virginia Literature

By Kevin J. Hayes

ISBN-10: 1107057779

ISBN-13: 9781107057777

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

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