In practice, the exponents of African American culture have often engaged with classic post-colonial theorists such as Fanonthough not always in an uncritical way.
For almost a century and a half, America was merely a group of colonies scattered along the eastern seaboard of the North American continent—colonies from which a few hardy souls tentatively ventured westward.
After a successful rebellion against the motherland, America became the United States, a nation. By the end of the 19th century this nation extended southward to the Gulf of Mexiconorthward to the 49th parallel, and westward to the Pacific.
By the end of the 19th century, too, it had taken its place among the powers of the world—its fortunes so interrelated with those of other nations that inevitably it became involved in two world wars and, following these conflicts, with the problems of Europe and East Asia.
All these factors in the development of the United States molded the literature of the country. This article traces the history of American poetrydramafictionand social and literary criticism from the early 17th century through the turn of the 21st century.
For a description of the oral and written literatures of the indigenous peoples of the Americas, see Native American literature. Though the contributions of African Americans to American literature are discussed in this article, see African American literature for in-depth treatment.
For information about literary traditions related to, and at times overlapping with, American literature in English, see English literature and Canadian literature: Canadian literature in English.
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Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed. Recent work in post-colonial studies by United States’ scholars has stressed the relationship between post-colonial theory and the analysis of African American culture (DuCille ).
In practice, the exponents of African American culture have often engaged with classic post-colonial theorists such as Fanon, though not always in an .
Post-Colonial expresses the literal meaning of being the period after colonialism. The definitions given by theorists of post-colonial value the same idea, but express different matters.
is because it is the criticism of what the world was before described in literature, and the analysis of the. groups, social classes, languages and/or dialects, and cultural traditions [Palmer]) post-colonial writers usually try to reassign new ethnic and cultural meanings to the groups of people that are treated as insignificant by their society.
The literature also aims at inviting the colonised to work together collectively. American Literature/Colonial Period (s) From Wikibooks, open books for an open world and they neglected whatever form of culture did not directly tend toward that result.
LITERARY Tyler's A History of American Literature during the Colonial Time, 2 vols. Otis's American Verse.