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Anthology of American Literature, Volume I (10th Edition)

Anthology of American Literature, Volume I (10th Edition)
Author: George McMichael - James S. Leonard - Shelley Fish
ISBN 13: 9780205779390
ISBN 10: 205779395
Edition: 10
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2010-07-08
Format: Paperback
Pages: 2256
List Price: $141.60

This two-volume anthology represents America's literary heritage from colonial times through the American renaissance to the contemporary era of post-modernism. Volume I offers early contextual selections from Christopher Columbus and Gaspar Perez de Villagra, as well as an excerpt from the Iroquois League’s Constitution of the Five Nations, and ends with an extensive selection of the poetry of Emily Dickinson. This anthology is best known for its useful pedagogy, including extensive and straightforward headnotes and introductions, as well as its balanced approach to editorial selection process.