Colonial Prose and Poetry

Colonial Prose and Poetry : The Transplanting of Culture, 1607-1650 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Colonial Prose and Poetry: The Transplanting of Culture, 1607-1650 It is, then, the gradual transformation of the national literature with the national character that is exhibited in these volumes. Brief accounts are given of each author, and the essays at the beginning of the several volumes endeavor to gather up the characteristics of each period and to draw from them their lessons with regard to national evolution. Where special obligations to books and editors are due, they have been acknowledged in the text; here hearty thanks are tendered to the courteous oflicials of the library of Columbia University. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 417g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243284276
  • 9780243284276