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The Resource Revolutionary writers : literature and authority in the New Republic,1725-1810, Emory Elliott, (electronic book)

Revolutionary writers : literature and authority in the New Republic,1725-1810, Emory Elliott, (electronic book)

Label
Revolutionary writers : literature and authority in the New Republic,1725-1810
Title
Revolutionary writers
Title remainder
literature and authority in the New Republic,1725-1810
Statement of responsibility
Emory Elliott
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Elliott demonstrates how America's first men of letters--Timothy Dwight, Joel Barlow, Philip Freneau, Hugh Henry Brackenridge, and Charles Brockden Brown--sought to make individual genius in literature express the collective genius of the American people. Without literary precedent to aid them, Elliott argues, these writers attempted to convey a vision of what America ought to be; and when the moral imperatives implicit in their writings were rejected by the vast number of their countrymen they became pioneers of another sort--the first to experience the alienation from mainstream American cul
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Elliott, Emory
Dewey number
810/.9/001
Index
index present
LC call number
PS193
LC item number
.E455 1986
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Colonies in literature
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Literature and society
  • American literature
  • Authority in literature
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Revolutionary writers : literature and authority in the New Republic,1725-1810, Emory Elliott, (electronic book)
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EBC430814
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (337 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195364972
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
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Label
Revolutionary writers : literature and authority in the New Republic,1725-1810, Emory Elliott, (electronic book)
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EBC430814
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (337 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195364972
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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