This is an anthology of public domain texts from earlier American literature, collected by students, faculty, and alumnae of Plymouth State University as an OER alternative to expensive commercial anthologies. In addition to content from earlier editions, the 2018 edition adds four new sections: Where is American Literature Now?: Contemporary Connections, Earlier American Literature in Music, Female American (1767) Supplementary Readings, and Letters from an American Farmer (1767) Supplementary Readings.
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