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Title: Studies in Literary Types in Seventeenth Century America ( 1607 - 1710 )
Description: Hamden, Archon Books, 1969. 2nd Edition, orig.cloth. 22x14cm, xiii, 368 pp, A reprint of the 1939 edition with a preface & chapter on Poetry added for this edition.. Minor rubbing, VG. dustwrapper Contents: "The Times Opinionists"; "The Latest Newes": The "Pamphlets of Newes"; Witchcraft Papers; Miscellaneous Papers; The Almanac; The Scientific Essay: Astronomy & Astrology; Meteorology; Agriculture; Botany; Zoology, Ornithology, etc.; Medicine; Mineralogy, Geology, Seismology; Anthroponomics; Personal Records: Journals, Diaries, Autobiographies; The Letter; Dedications, Prefaces, Introductions: The Familiar Spirit; The Didactic Spirit; Analysis of a Problem; Critical Estimates of Literature; The Literary Biography; Satire & Invective; Meditations; The Sermon & Religious Discourse; The Beginnings of Biography; Cotton Mather; Influences: Literary Forms: Travel Books; Science; The Almanac; Histories; 'Exempla' & Courtesy Books; Seventeenth Century Prose Style; The Classical Inheritance; "The Times Opinionists" Answered; Poetry; Appendices: Almanacs (in chronological order); S. Danforth 'An Astronomical Description of the Late Comet' (1665); Cotton Mather 'Of Poetry & Of Style'; Samuel Sewall 'On Slavery'; Thomas Thacher 'A Brief Rule against Small Pocks'.

Keywords: American literature, Colonial America, Literary history, , , , , ,

Price: US$ 25.00 Seller: Expatriate Bookshop of Denmark
- Book number: BOOKS005391I


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