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The Powhatans and the English in the Seventeenth-Century Chesapeake by David J. Voelker (review)

The Powhatans and the English in the Seventeenth-Century Chesapeake by David J. Voelker (review) Resources for Early American Studies { 985 For the past twenty years, scholars and teachers of Brown have sought to reorient our understanding of his career, pushing beyond the standard narrative that he “retreated” from the novel to the didactic and modest confines of the periodical. Cohen and Socarides contribute to this re -orien tation, but they go beyond Brown’s output to situate his work within a fresh understanding of early American poetry. Indeed, this volume’s ma- jor con tribution is not only that it augments our understanding of Brown’s work, but also that it trenchantly illuminates the connections between disparate genres and interpersonal discourse—connections that merit further study. kristina garvin Independent Researcher e P Th owhatans and the English in the Seventeenth- Century Chesapeake david j. voelker Oxford University Press, 2020 102 pp. e P Th owhatans and the English in the Seventeenth- Century Chesa- peake is a teaching text designed for the undergraduate history classroom, but its selection of primary texts could also work well in an undergraduate early American literature course. Part of the “Debating American History” series from Oxford UP, this textbook reader takes an argumen modet- l approach to historical study to encourage students to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Early American Literature University of North Carolina Press

The Powhatans and the English in the Seventeenth-Century Chesapeake by David J. Voelker (review)

Early American Literature , Volume 56 (3) – Oct 30, 2021

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Resources for Early American Studies { 985 For the past twenty years, scholars and teachers of Brown have sought to reorient our understanding of his career, pushing beyond the standard narrative that he “retreated” from the novel to the didactic and modest confines of the periodical. Cohen and Socarides contribute to this re -orien tation, but they go beyond Brown’s output to situate his work within a fresh understanding of early American poetry. Indeed, this volume’s ma- jor con tribution is not only that it augments our understanding of Brown’s work, but also that it trenchantly illuminates the connections between disparate genres and interpersonal discourse—connections that merit further study. kristina garvin Independent Researcher e P Th owhatans and the English in the Seventeenth- Century Chesapeake david j. voelker Oxford University Press, 2020 102 pp. e P Th owhatans and the English in the Seventeenth- Century Chesa- peake is a teaching text designed for the undergraduate history classroom, but its selection of primary texts could also work well in an undergraduate early American literature course. Part of the “Debating American History” series from Oxford UP, this textbook reader takes an argumen modet- l approach to historical study to encourage students to

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Published: Oct 30, 2021

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