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ENG 380 Passion and the Pen: Documents of the First Great Awakening (Lisa Smith)

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Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans 1639-1800

Commonly referred to as the Evans Collection, this resource is comprised of a vast range of publications, including advertisements, almanacs, bibles, broadsides, catalogs, charters and by-laws, contracts, cookbooks, elegies, eulogies, laws, maps, narratives, novels, operas, pamphlets, plays, poems, primers, sermons, songs, speeches, textbooks, tracts, travelogues, treaties and more. The imprints in Series I are expertly indexed and may be browsed by genre, subjects, author, history of printing, place of publication and language.

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Information about the 9th edition of the MLA Style Handbook can be found in the MLA Style Center, including A Quick Guide to Works Cited, What's New and Ask the MLA

MLA instructions from Purdue's Online Writing Lab (OWL) can be helpful

Course Description

This course examines both individual and communal spirituality in written works from the First Great Awakening in America. A variety of writers and writing styles offer an informed and broad perspective of these experiences.