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Amanda Sullivan is a senior from Pembroke, MA. She is an English major and part of the Education Dual License Program. She wrote this paper for Dr. Ann Brunjes’s Early American Literature class

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See E. H. Emerson, ed., Major Writers of Early American Literature (1972); I. Hassan, Contemporary American Literature, 1945–1972 (1973); R. W. B. Lewis, American Literature: The Makers and the Making (1973); R. E. Spiller et al., ed., Literary History of the United States (4th ed., rev., 1974); W. T. Zyla and W. M. Aycock, ed., Ethnic Literature since 1776 (1978); M. Klein, Foreigners: The Making of American Literature, 1900–1940 (1981); R. N. Ludwig and C. A. Nault, Jr., ed., Annals of American Literature, 1602–1983 (1986); E. Elliott et al., ed., Columbia Literary History of the United States (1988) and The Columbia History of the American Novel (1991); P. Fisher, Still the New World: American Literature in a Culture of Creative Destruction (1999); G. Marcus and W. Sollors, ed., A New Literary History of America (2009); E. Showalter, A Jury of Her Peers: American Women Writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx (2009); E. Whitley, American Bards (2010); P. J. Barrish, The Cambridge Introduction to American Literary Realism (2011); L. Cassuto et al., ed., The Cambridge History of the American Novel (2011); R. Fuller, From Battlefields Rising: How the Civil War Transformed American Literature (2011); M. Graham and J. W. Ward, Jr., ed., The Cambridge History of African American Literature (2011).

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Early American Literature The College of Arts and Sciences seeks applications from qualified candidates for two full-time, tenure-track appointments beginning in summer 2016. The appointment is for Assistant Professors of English; specializations sought include Early American literature or Latina/o literature. The successful candidates will be expected to teach lower-division courses in Literature and Composition as well as upper-level and graduate courses in the area of specialization. The College seeks excellence in instruction, research, and service. The regular teaching load is 4/4. Summer teaching assignments may be available but are not guaranteed.

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PSU is a coeducational, residential university located in the scenic heart of the Lakes and White Mountain Region of New Hampshire with an enrollment of approximately 4,300 undergraduate students and 3,000 graduate students. Plymouth State University invites applications for the tenure track position of Assistant Professor of English, with focus on Early American Literature, beginning August 2016.

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Founded in 1965, Early American Literature is the journal of the Division on American Literature to 1800 of the ModernLanguage Association. It is the only journal that focuses on the scholarship and criticism of American literature through the early national period. It typically includes six essays, an essay review or forum, and several book reviews.Early American literature in the Harris Collection begins in 1609, with the Paris publication of Marc Lescarbot's Les Muses de la Nouvelle France. This work printed a pageant, Theatre de Neptune en la Nouvelle-France that had been performed in Nova Scotia in 1606. Most of the other 17th century imprints in the Harris Collection were printed in London, and include plays by John Crowne, translations of Ovid and versions of the Psalms by George Sandys, and, notably, the 1650 London edition of Anne Bradstreet's The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung up in America. Or Severall Poems, Compiled with Great Variety of Wit and Learning, Full of Delight.