The Resource Strange Jeremiahs : civil religion and the literary imaginations of Jonathan Edwards, Herman Melville, and W.E.B. Du Bois, Carole Lynn Stewart

Strange Jeremiahs : civil religion and the literary imaginations of Jonathan Edwards, Herman Melville, and W.E.B. Du Bois, Carole Lynn Stewart

Label
Strange Jeremiahs : civil religion and the literary imaginations of Jonathan Edwards, Herman Melville, and W.E.B. Du Bois
Title
Strange Jeremiahs
Title remainder
civil religion and the literary imaginations of Jonathan Edwards, Herman Melville, and W.E.B. Du Bois
Statement of responsibility
Carole Lynn Stewart
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Stewart studies the writings of three American authors who all helped define civil religion through their expressions of the tradition of the jeremiad, or prophetic judgment of a people for backsliding from their destiny
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
202/.3
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2525
LC item number
.S7525 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Religions of the Americas series
Label
Strange Jeremiahs : civil religion and the literary imaginations of Jonathan Edwards, Herman Melville, and W.E.B. Du Bois, Carole Lynn Stewart
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-362) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The beginning of the American Revolution in the conversion of Northampton. The travail of the Puritan covenant -- Original sin: human limitations and the openness of community -- God is no respecter of persons: the ordinary, lowly, and infantile nature of the revival -- The "strange revolution" and the aesthetics of grace -- The second great awakening, the national period, and Melville's American destiny. Pierre; or, The Ambiguities and the formation of the American dilemma -- A revolutionary marriage deferred -- The mystery of Melville's darkwoman -- From "self" to "soul": W.E.B. Du Bois's critical understanding of the ideals of liberal democracy in the new world. Strange Jeremiah: civil religion and the public intellectual -- Strivings and original sin: the unlovely, plural American soul -- The talented tenth and colonizing heroes -- Du Bois's aesthetic of beauty in the new world -- The irony of the American self
Control code
ocn759158379
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 375 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613949400
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b26237209
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)759158379
  • pebcs0826346812

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