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Transatlantic insurrections

British culture and the formation of American literature, 1730-1860

by Paul Giles

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • English-speaking countries,
  • Great Britain,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- English influences,
    • American literature -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- History and criticism,
    • American literature -- Revolutionary period, 1775-1783 -- History and criticism,
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
    • American literature -- 1783-1850 -- History and criticism,
    • English literature -- Appreciation -- United States,
    • United States -- Civilization -- British influences,
    • English-speaking countries -- Intellectual life -- 18th century,
    • English-speaking countries -- Intellectual life -- 19th century,
    • United States -- Relations -- Great Britain,
    • Great Britain -- Relations -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-253) and index.

      StatementPaul Giles.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS159.G8 G5 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination262 p. ;
      Number of Pages262
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6796856M
      ISBN 100812236033
      LC Control Number00069088

        The field of transatlantic studies continues to grow, although the “boom times” that Lawrence Buell described in seem to be over (66). Transatlantic Insurrections: British Culture and the Formation of American Literature, – His book, London and the Making of Provincial Literature: Aesthetics and the Transatlantic Book. In Transatlantic Insurrections: British Culture and the Formation of American Literature, (), Paul Giles produces a cultural history of the period that, on one hand, speaks to the diversity of literary expression in English along the Atlantic Rim and, on the other, recognizes just how rigidly concentric that world was, just how.

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      University, is the author of a number of books on the era of the Ameri-can Revolution in literature and culture. Currently she is working on a book situating the political writings of Benjamin Franklin in their British and European contexts. Transatlantic Insurrections: British Culture and the Formation of American Literature, By. TransAtlantic is a novel by Colum McCann, published in June Based upon the book, Colum wrote the lyrics for Clannad's song "TransAtlantic", released with the album Nádúr in September He also wrote the liner notes for the album.


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