Elizabeth D. Samet





Elizabeth D. Samet

Author profile


gender
female


About this author

Elizabeth D. Samet received her BA from Harvard and her PhD in English literature from Yale. She is the author of Willing Obedience: Citizens, Soldiers, and the Progress of Consent in America, 1776–1898 and Soldier's Heart:Reading Literature through Peace and War at West Point. Samet has been an English professor at West Point for ten years.


Average rating: 3.74 · 403 ratings · 85 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Soldier's Heart: Reading Li...
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 379 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
No Man's Land: Preparing fo...
4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Willing Obedience: Citizens...
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“We surrendered rather easily to yet another romantic notion: that meaning is to be found only in misery”
Elizabeth D. Samet

“The notion that obedience dehumanizes those who render it is a popular cry of the philosophers of radical individualism, such as Thoreau, who are so important to America's myth of itself.”
Elizabeth D. Samet

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Reading with Style: Prize-worthy plans 17 69 Apr 03, 2014 07:37AM  
Classics and the ...: Read This, Not That 26 79 May 16, 2014 04:30AM  
Reading with Style: This topic has been closed to new comments. RwS Completed Tasks - Spring 2014 1074 177 May 31, 2014 09:05PM  
Classics and the ...: Reading List for "Great Books" high school class? 29 115 Nov 26, 2014 10:17AM  
Classics and the ...: * The Tea Shop 3 1529 398 Jul 19, 2015 11:26AM  


Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Elizabeth to Goodreads.