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The Sacred Game: Provincialism and Frontier Consciousness in American Literature, 1630-1860 (Cambridge Studies in American Literature & Culture)by Frank Albert Von
Synopses & Reviews
This book is a meditation on the theme of provincialism in American literature.
Table of Contents
Preface; Introduction: provincialism and the frontier; 1. 'But enmity this amity did break'; 2. 'A musy in the thicket”; 3. Geoffrey Crayon and the gigantic race; 4. Hawthorne's provincial imagination; 5. Working in Eden; 6. Life as art in Americ; 7. Reading God directly: the morbidity of culture; Postscript: tradition and circumstance; Notes; Index.
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