The Resource New England beyond criticism : in defense of America's first literature, Elisa New

New England beyond criticism : in defense of America's first literature, Elisa New

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New England beyond criticism : in defense of America's first literature
Title
New England beyond criticism
Title remainder
in defense of America's first literature
Statement of responsibility
Elisa New
Title variation
In defense of America's first literature
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
"Timely and beautifully written, New England Beyond Criticism provides a passionate defense of the importance of the literature of New England to the American literary canon, and its impact on the development of spirituality, community, and culture in America. An exploration and defense of the prominence of New England's literary tradition within the canon of American literature. Traces the impact of the literature of New England on the development of spirituality, community, and culture in America. Includes in-depth studies of work from authors and poets such as William Bradford, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Henry David Thoreau, Susan Howe, and Marilynne Robinson. Examines the place and impression of New England literature in the nation's intellectual history and the lives of its readers"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810.9/974
Index
index present
LC call number
PS243
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Wiley Blackwell manifestos
Label
New England beyond criticism : in defense of America's first literature, Elisa New
Publication
Note
The final chapter, A Fable for Critics: Autobiographical Epilogue, is about the author
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: New England Beyond Criticism. Part I. Excitations: Protestant Ups and Downs; 2. Variety as Religious Experience: Four Case Studies: Dickinson, Edwards, Taylor and Cotton; 3. The Popularity of Doom: From Wigglesworth, Poe and Stowe through the The Da Vinci Code; 4. I Take "no less than skies": Dickinson's Flights -- Part II. Congregations: Rites of Assembly; 5. Lost in the Woods Again: Coming Home to Wilderness in Bradford, Thoreau, Frost, and Bishop; 6. Growing Up a Goodman: Hawthorne's Way; 7. "Shall Not Perish from the Earth": The Counting of Souls in Jewett, DuBois, E.A. Robinson and Frost; 8. Disinheriting New England: Robert Lowell's Reformations -- Part III. Matriculations: In Academic Terms; 9. Winter at the Corner of Quincy and Harvard: The Brothers James;10. Upon a Peak in Beinecke: Susan Howe in the Connecticut Valley; 11. Balm for the Prodigal: Marilynne Robinson's Gilead; 12. A Fable For Critics: Autobiographical Epilogue
Control code
ocn870211388
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118854563
Lccn
2014005193
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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.b3025114x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870211388
  • pebcs1118854543

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