PUBLICATION DATE: NOVEMBER 26, 2020
“Compels us to rethink our fundamental assumptions about the beginnings of American literature.”
—Manu Samriti Chander
Rutgers University, Newark
An unprecedented compendium of milestones in the history of American literature, this anthology presents all of the “first” literary works by often overlooked authors who broke barriers and inaugurated new traditions. A fascinating revelation that enriches our understanding of the origins of our national literature.
Explore all of our original books and classic editions!