1. Literary Culture in the
2. Puritan Writings and
3. Revolution and the Republic
4. Washingon Irving
and J.F. Cooper
5. Edgar Allan Poe
7. Nathaniel Hawthorne
8. Herman Melville
9. Emily Dickinson
12. Kate Chopin
|3.- Revolution and the Republic: Benjamin
Franklin and Philip Freneau
Subjects of discussion to be presented in class:
- Enlightenment in 18th-century America.
- American Statesmen-Philosophers.
All these bibliographical references can be found
at the Universidad de La Laguna
Central Library (Guajara Campus):
- On American Independence and Revolution
- Ferguson, Robert A. "What Is Englihtenment? Some
American Literary History 1.2 (Summer 1989):
- Schwarzmantel, John. The Age of Ideologies:
Political Ideologies from the American
Revolution to Postmodern Times. New York:
New York UP, 1998.
- On Benjamin Franklin:
- Lemay, J.A. Leo, ed. The Life of Benjamin Franklin.
2 vols. Philadelphia:
The U of Pennsylvania P, 2006.
- Osborne. Jeff. "Benjamin Franklin and the Rhetoric
of Virtuous Self-Fashioning in Eighteenth-
Century America." Literature and History 17.2
(Autumn 2008): 14-30.
- On Philip Freneau:
- Lang, Hans Joachim."The Rising Glory of America
and the Falling Price of Intellect:
The Careers of Brackenridge and Freneau." The
Transit of Civilization from Europe
to America. Ed. Herget, Winfried and Karl
Ortseifen.Tubingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, 1986.
- Lukasik, Christopher J. "The Face of the Public."
Early American Literature 39.3 (2004):
Please, visit these sites for further information:
- On American Indepndence and Revolution:
- On Benjamin Franklin: http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/franklin-home.html
- On Philip Freneau: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/philip-freneau
|This Web Site was created by and maintained by Manuel
Brito. This web page, as well as all of its
graphics and pictures were made by Manuel Brito.
Said works may not be reproduced in or on any form
of media, electronic, or otherwise without
the consent of the authors. This site was created
on September 7, 2017. Copyright © 2018-2019. All rights reserved.
Please clcik here for my