- Publisher: Cambridge University Press
- Expected online publication date: December 2021
- Print publication year: 2021
- Online ISBN: 9781108878623
This Companion covers American literary history from European colonization to the early republic. It provides a succinct introduction to the major themes and concepts in the field of early American literature, including new world migration, indigenous encounters, religious and secular histories, and the emergence of American literary genres. This book guides readers through important conceptual and theoretical issues, while also grounding these issues in close readings of key literary texts from early America.