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Becoming America: An Exploration of American Literature from Precolonial to Post-Revolution

Front cover image of Becoming America: An Exploration of American Literature from Precolonial to Post-Revolution, edited by Wendy Kurant, Ph.D. (UNG Press, 2018). Behind the title are snow-capped mountain with a purple tint from the sun.

Editor

Wendy Kurant, Ph.D.

ISBN

978-1-940771-46-5

Print Version

Volumes can be bought individually or as a two-volume set.

8.5 x 11 inches:

  • Volume 1 (Includes Parts 1, 2, and 3): $24.99
  • Volume 2 (Includes Part 4): $24.99

Digital Version

Free

Description

The University of North Georgia Press and Affordable Learning Georgia bring you Becoming America: An Exploration of American Literature from Precolonial to Post-Revolution. Featuring sixty-nine authors and full texts of their works, the selections in this open anthology represent the diverse voices in early American literature. This completely-open anthology will connect students to the conversation of literature that is embedded in American history and has helped shaped its culture.

Features:

  • Contextualizing introductions from Pre- and Early Colonial Literature to Early American Romanticism
  • Over 70 historical images
  • In-depth biographies of each author
  • Instructional Design, including Reading and Review Questions

This textbook is an open Educational Resource. It can be reused, remixed, and reedited freely without seeking permission.

About the Editor

Wendy Kurant, Ph.D., teaches Early American Literature, American Romanticism, Realism, Naturalism, and Southern Literature at the University of North Georgia (UNG). Her research interests center on new Historicism and depictions of the South and the Civil War in Literature. She has taught at UNG since 2005.

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