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The Puritan Origins of the American Self

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Publisher Comments:

“Perhaps the most penetrating examination yet published of ‘the sources of our obsessive concern with the meaning of America.”—Jack P. Greene, History

“The most valuable achievement in colonial American literature since the best work of Perry Miller.”—David Levin, William and Mary Quarterly

“A brave and brilliant book…that is the most significant and far-reaching contribution to the theory of American literature in recent years.”—Alan Trachtenberg, Partisan Review

“A study which reaches with daring ease from the Bible and Augustine to Emerson and Whitman… [and] offers an agenda for the next several decades of scholarly work on colonial religious studies.”—John F. Wilson, Theology Today

“[Bercovitch] casts a dazzling light on the myth of America and the conundrums of individuality and community that are the core of the American character.”—Michael Zuckerman, Early American Literature

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300021172
Subtitle:
With a New Preface
Author:
Bercovitch, Sacvan
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
History, criticism and surveys
Subject:
Intellectual life
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Reissue
Publication Date:
20110531
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in 1 lb

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History and Social Science » American Studies » Pre World War I
Humanities » Literary Criticism » General
Humanities » Philosophy » General

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