This essay discusses the history of American literature anthologies from the early nineteenth century to the late twentieth century; examines their racial and gender inclusions and exclusions; and argues that literary anthologies have played an important role in the production of the American, and more recently multicultural, national narrative.
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Research Article| April 01 2008
National Narratives and the Politics of Inclusion: Historicizing American Literature Anthologies
Pedagogy (2008) 8 (2): 227–254.
Joe Lockard, Jillian Sandell; National Narratives and the Politics of Inclusion: Historicizing American Literature Anthologies. Pedagogy 1 April 2008; 8 (2): 227–254. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15314200-2007-039
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