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The Resource The American Adam; : innocence, tragedy, and tradition in the nineteenth century

The American Adam; : innocence, tragedy, and tradition in the nineteenth century

Label
The American Adam; : innocence, tragedy, and tradition in the nineteenth century
Title
The American Adam;
Title remainder
innocence, tragedy, and tradition in the nineteenth century
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS201
LC item number
.L4
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The American Adam; : innocence, tragedy, and tradition in the nineteenth century
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Issued also in microfilm form as thesis, University of Chicago
Bibliography note
Bibliographical footnotes
Contents
  • The return into time: Hawthorne
  • Melville: the apotheosis of Adam
  • The past and the perfect
  • The function of history: Bancroft and Parkman
  • The real presence: Parker and Brownson
  • Epilogue: the contemporary situation
  • Adam as hero in the age of containment
  • Prologue: the myth and the dialogue
  • The danger of innocence
  • The case against the past
  • The new Adam: Holmes and Whitman
  • The fortunate fall: the elder James and Horace Bushnell
  • The narrative image
  • The fable of the critics
  • The hero in space: Brown, Cooper, Bird
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 204 p.
Lccn
55005133
Note
Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 548). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Shneidman collection of books relating to Herman Melville. Item is in box 10. "Ninth impression 1971"--t.p. verso. Illustrated wrappers. Gift, Edwin S. and David W. Shneidman.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00235058
  • ucoclc235058
Label
The American Adam; : innocence, tragedy, and tradition in the nineteenth century
Publication
Note
Issued also in microfilm form as thesis, University of Chicago
Bibliography note
Bibliographical footnotes
Contents
  • The return into time: Hawthorne
  • Melville: the apotheosis of Adam
  • The past and the perfect
  • The function of history: Bancroft and Parkman
  • The real presence: Parker and Brownson
  • Epilogue: the contemporary situation
  • Adam as hero in the age of containment
  • Prologue: the myth and the dialogue
  • The danger of innocence
  • The case against the past
  • The new Adam: Holmes and Whitman
  • The fortunate fall: the elder James and Horace Bushnell
  • The narrative image
  • The fable of the critics
  • The hero in space: Brown, Cooper, Bird
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 204 p.
Lccn
55005133
Note
Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 548). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Shneidman collection of books relating to Herman Melville. Item is in box 10. "Ninth impression 1971"--t.p. verso. Illustrated wrappers. Gift, Edwin S. and David W. Shneidman.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00235058
  • ucoclc235058

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