1 edition of An Anthology of American Literature found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||March 31, 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 109 p. :|
|Number of Pages||67|
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AMERICAN LITERATURE IN THE WORLD: AN ANTHOLOGY FROM ANNE BRADSTREET TO OCTAVIA BUTLER edited by Wai Chee Dimock et al. Again, though, "Day of Doom" is missing. The bulk of the text are primary documents, so the modality is sectioned into the original print format: large chunks of text and archaic sentence styles.
I like that this text includes Native American oral tales and literature of the European explorers in the beginning. For example, in Chapter 1: Literature of Exploration and Discovery, the first section is Native American Accounts and the second section is European Exploration Accounts. Uncle Tom's Cab in is omitted. But then, there is an introduction to Women and the Cult of Domesticity, but without the introduction to the single author, Harriet Beecher Stowe.
There will always be controversy surrounding what texts should and shouldn't be included in an anthology used in a year long course on American Literature. I have a very early version of this on my shelf. Literature of the New Nation• Dick, and recipes from Alice B. I'm not going to enter a Date Finished for this book. Then introduction to the romantic movement needs substantial revision as it is very brief.
Reviewed by Jane Rosecrans, Professor of English, J. Editor of PMLA, and a film critic for the Los Angeles Review of Books, her essays have also appeared in Critical Inquiry, the Chronicle of Higher Education, the New York Times, and the New Yorker. The predictable organization is expected from an anthology. Teachers will have to enhance the readings with more in depth explanations, but that is expected.
Each unit there are six needed to include sub-sections as well as writers and readings under each sub-section. In Chapter 5: Literature of the Romantic Era, there is the introduction of the period, then the introductions of different authors follow.
This unit also includes a poem by Longfellow that has to do with his youth rather than with reform, so it is also misplaced.
With regard to the latter questions, American Literature in the World, on the one hand, poses a stimulating challenge to instructors of American literature on a global scale and, on the other, lays bare some of its most problematic limits.
Instructors, in fact, might either want to include the texts anthologized or use them as a reference in setting up a reading list.