Revolutionary Writers: Literature And Authority In The New Republic, 1725 1810
Elliott demonstrates how America's first men of letters--Timothy Dwight, Joel Barlow, Philip Frenan, 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...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published May 13th 1982 by Oxford University Press, USA
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