Table of contents for The Oxford handbook of early American literature / edited by Kevin J. Hayes.

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Notes on the Contributors
Part I Exploration and Promotion
1 The Literature of Exploration
E. Thomson Shields, Jr.
2 Captain John Smith
Steven Olsen-Smith
3 Promotion Literature
Karen Schramm
Part II Devotional Literature
4 Puritan Historians and Historiography
Naoki Onishi
5 New England Poetry
Ronald Bosco and Jillmarie Murphy
6 Captivity Literature
Lorrayne Carroll
7 Jonathan Edwards and The Great Awakening
Thomas S. Kidd
Part III The Augustan Age in America
8 Augustan American Verse
Chris Beyers
9 Picaresque Travel Narratives
Daniel Royot
10 Dr. Alexander Hamilton
Kevin J. Hayes
11 Indian Voices in Early American Literature
Joshua David Bellin
12 Scientific Discourse
Susan Scott Parrish
Part IV Contexts of Reading
13 Newspapers and Magazines
Christine Modey
14 Print and Manuscript Culture 
Carla Mulford
15 Early American Libraries
Sarah Fatherly
Part V Expressions of Individuality
16 Diaries
Kevin Berland
17 Early American Autobiography
Susan Clair Imbarrato
18 Early American Slave Narratives
April Langley
19 Benjamin Franklin
Kevin J. Hayes
Part VI The Revolutionary Era
20 Early American Drama
Jason Shaffer
21 The Literature of Politics
Frank Shuffelton
22 Revolutionary Verse
Colin Wells
Part VII Late Eighteenth-Century Prose
23 The Beginnings of the American Novel
Melissa J. Homestead
24 Crèvecoeur¿s Letters from an American Farmer
David J. Carlson
25 History as Literature
Ed White
26 The Place of Natural History in Early American Literature
Kevin J. Hayes

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

American literature -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Revolutionary period, 1775-1783 -- History and criticism.
United States -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.