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Puritan influences in American literature
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ISBN: 0252007336 Year: 1979 Volume: 65 Publisher: Urbana, Ill.


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American colonial writers, 1735-1781
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ISBN: 0810317095 Year: 1984 Volume: vol 31 Publisher: Detroit Gale Research


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American writers of the early republic
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ISBN: 081031715X Year: 1985 Volume: vol 37 Publisher: Detroit Gale Research

Aesthetics in a multicultural age
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ISBN: 0195146328 0195146336 9780195146332 Year: 2002 Publisher: Oxford Oxford university press,


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Revolutionary Writers : Literature and Authority in the New Republic, 1725-1810
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ISBN: 1280605200 9786610605200 019536497X Year: 1986 Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA,

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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


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National dreams and rude awakenings : essays on American literature, from the Puritans to the postmodern
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ISBN: 9783825358334 382535833X Year: 2010 Publisher: Heidelberg : Winter,

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Puritan influences in American literature
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Year: 1979 Publisher: Urbana, Chicago, London University of Illinois Press

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Penn studies in contemporary American fiction
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Year: 1987 Publisher: Philadelphia University of Pennsylvania Press

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The American novel
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Publisher: Cambridge New York Cambridge University Press

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Power and the pulpit in puritan New England
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Year: 1975 Publisher: Princeton (N.J.): Princeton university press,

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