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Refuting Europe in “Rosa, or American Genius and Education”

Over the past few class sessions, we have looked atĀ Rosa, or American Genius and EducationĀ (1810). Published anonymously, the satirical novel presents an interesting examination and discussion for my early American literature survey course. There is a lot that can be looked at in regards to this novel; however, today, I want to focus specifically on the Peruvian Sol who enters the narrative mid-way through … Read More Refuting Europe in “Rosa, or American Genius and Education”