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It is all but inevitable for literary istory to be divided into periods Early American antebellum modern post 1945 such designations organize our knowledge of the past shape the ways we discuss that past today These periods tend to align with the watershed in American istory even as the field as
shifted its perspectiveits perspective from the nation state It is igh time we rethink these defining periods of American literary istory as the drawing of literary timelines is a necessary even illuminating RacticeIn these short spirited and
imaginative essays 23essays 23 Americanists gamely fashion new unorthodox literary periods from 600 BCE TO THE PRESENT FROM THE AGE OF BCE to the present from the Age of
Buren to the Age of Microeconomics They bring to light literary and cultural istories that ave been obscured byto the Age of Microeconomics They bring to light literary and cultural istories that ave been obscured by timelines and raise provocative uestions What is our definition of modernism if we imagine it stretching from 1865 to 1965 instead of 1890 to 1945 How does the captivity narrative change when we consider it as a co. ,
Ntemporary not just a colonial
genre what does the course of american literatureWhat does the course of American literature like set against the backdrop of federal denials of Native sovereignty or ousing policies that exacerbated segregationFilled with challenges to scholars inspirations for teachers anchored by an appendix of syllabi and entry points for students Timelines of American Literature gathers some of the most exciting new work in the Field To Showcase The to showcase the potential of fresh thinking about Thru Hiking Will Break Your Heart how we organize the literary pas.