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Writing New England: An Anthology from the Puritans to the Present

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The story of New England writing begins some 400 years ago, when a group of English Puritans crossed the Atlantic believing that God had appointed them to bring light and truth to the New World. Over the centuries since, the people of New England have produced one of the great literary traditions of the world--an outpouring of poetry, fiction, history, memoirs, letters, an ...more
Hardcover, 512 pages
Published October 19th 2001 by Belknap Press
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Stephanie
Apr 18, 2011 rated it liked it
A variety of sources and styles of writing. The introductions to each selection provided a great history of New England. Best of all, the selections were the perfect length to hold my interest in this long book.
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Jan 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
One of my favorite "dip into" books. Excellent introductions to each author and work. Andrew Delbanco is an outstanding editor.
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Mar 27, 2007 rated it really liked it
This is an excellent anthology and includes both nonfiction essays and short stories relating to the New England experience.
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Andrew H. Delbanco (born 1952) is Director of American Studies at Columbia University and has been Columbia's Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Humanities since 1995. He writes extensively on American literary and religious history.
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