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In this third edition of "The Open Anthology of Earlier American Literature," students collectively wrote a preface which encompasses their theory of American literature, added new texts and introductory headnotes, created companion essays on themes such as race in Uncle Tom's Cabin and creative rewritings of Mary Rowlandson's captivity narrative, and developed a new section entitled "Where is American Literature Now?," which analyzes contemporary adaptations of Early American literary texts and themes. Students in future Early American Literature classes will read, remix, and contribute to this ongoing PSU-based anthology.

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College Lower Division, College Upper Division

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