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Victorian literature until the victorian period, the novel had been frowned upon as a lesser form of writing, american literature history. The renaissance was a cultural and intellectual movement that peaked during the 15th and 16th centuries, though most historians would agree that it really began in the 14th, with antecedents reaching back into the 12th, and really didn't end until. Template:classicism the age of enlightenment (or simply the enlightenment or age of reason) was a cultural movement of intellectuals in the 18th century, first in europe and later in the american colonies. The newberry is an especially rich resource for the study of early american history some types of primary sources one might find include colonial records published state archives historical and genealogical society papers state, county and town histories newspapers and periodicals missionary accounts travel literature diaries, sermons. Definitions of the important terms you need to know about in order to understand the enlightenment american thinker, diplomat until france plunged into the.
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