By John Mac Kilgore
Pushing his research throughout nationwide obstacles, Kilgore contends that American enthusiastic literature, in contrast to the era's concurrent sentimental counterpart, under pressure democratic resistance over household reform because it navigated the worldwide political sphere. by way of studying various canonical American authors--including William Apess, Phillis Wheatley, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Walt Whitman--Kilgore locations their works in context with the explanations, wars, and revolutions that at once or ultimately engendered them. In doing so, he makes a different and compelling case for enthusiasm's centrality within the shaping of yank literary history.
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