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American Literature

  • American literature is literature written or produced in the United States of America and in the colonies that preceded it.

  • The American Revolutionary Period (1775–1783) is notable for the political writings of Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Paine, and Thomas Jefferson.

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Greatest Period of American Literature

Romantic Period in America and the Age of Transcendentalism, this period is commonly accepted to be the greatest of American literature.

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