The Resource Backgrounds of American literary thought, [by] Rod W. Horton [and] Herbert W. Edwards

Backgrounds of American literary thought, [by] Rod W. Horton [and] Herbert W. Edwards

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Backgrounds of American literary thought
Title
Backgrounds of American literary thought
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[by] Rod W. Horton [and] Herbert W. Edwards
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Language
eng
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1910-
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Horton, Rod William
LC call number
PS88
LC item number
.H6 1974
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Edwards, Herbert W.
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  • American literature
  • Littérature américaine
  • American literature
  • Civilization
  • Intellectual life
  • Littérature américaine
  • Geschichte
  • Literatur
  • United States
  • United States
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • United States
  • États-Unis
  • USA
Label
Backgrounds of American literary thought, [by] Rod W. Horton [and] Herbert W. Edwards
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 605-606)
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Idealism and opportunity -- 2. Puritanism: I. Theology and religion. II. The Reformation : Luther, Zwingli, and Calvin. III. The Reformation in England and Scotland. IV. Puritan versus Dissenter. V. Puritan rule in New England. VI. After the theocracy -- 3. Enlightenment in the Colonies: I. The Age of Reason. II. The Enlightenment in America. III. Science in the Colonies. IV. Political currents. V. Progress : the American dream -- 4. Political patterns in the early Republic: I. The rule of property. II. Three key figures : Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau. III. The genesis of the Constitution. IV. The Federalist thesis : Hamilton. V. The Federalist antithesis : Jefferson. The egalitarian synthesis : Jackson
  • 5. Unitarianism and Transcendentalism: I. Unitarianism : rationality in religion. II. Transcendentalism : theory and practice. III. Transcendentalism and the people -- 6. Expansionism: I. Behind the Appalachians. II. The outward pressure. III. Land grants and speculators. IV. The Frontier : democracy in action -- 7. The triumph of industry: I. Farm or factory? II. The awkward age of industry. III. Robber Barons and Horatio Alger -- 8. Evolution and pragmatism: I. The rise of evolutionary thought. II. Darwinism and philosophy. III. Peirce, James, and pragmatism. IV. Dewey--ideas in action. V. The effects of pragmatism -- 9. Gentility and revolt: I. The social strugglers. II. The "Age of innocence" III. "Conspicuous waste" IV. Revolt and reform
  • 10. Marxism: I. The making of a radical. II. Hegel and the Marxian synthesis. III. Das Kapital. IV. The spread of Marxian doctrine. V. The "Revolution" : Russian and American versions. VI. Marxism in literature -- 11. Literary naturalism: I. Determinism and despair. II. Naturalism in the United States -- 12. Imperialism and isolation: I. Political Darwinism. II. The march of the Flag. III. Opposition and reaction -- 13. Babbitts, bootleggers, and sad youn men: I. The not-so-gay Twenties. II. Back to normalcy. III. Ballyhoo and the standard American citizen. IV. Crime in low and high places. V. The sad young men. VI. The crackup -- 14. Intellectual currents of the Twenties : Freudianism and others: I. Freud, pioneer of the unconscious. II. The Freudian psyche. III. Cultural applications of Freudianism. IV. Freud in America. V. Freudianism in literature. VI. Other intellectual currents -- 15. The sense of tragedy : patterns of Southern experience: I. Sectionalism : myth or reality. II. The Cavalier myth. III. The "peculiar institution" IV. Reconstruction and the new South. V. The rise and decline of Jim Crow. VI. The romantic conservatism of the South
  • 16. Breadlines and Big Government: I. The Depression. II. Hoover and Roosevelt. III. The era of agencies -- 17. Science and essence in the postwar world: I. The new science. II. Albert Einstein and relativity. III. The outlook for Western Man. IV. Existentialism : a new approach to the mystery of being. V. Kierkegaard : the individual against the System. VI. Nietzsche : to the edge of the abyss, and beyond. VII. Husserl and Heidegger : the quest for pure being. VIII. Sartre : the freedom beyond despair. IX. Existentialism in literature. X. The dilemma of mid-century Man -- 18. Violence, affluence, and the cultural revolution: I. War and domestic disorder. II. Rise of minorities. III. Youth and the counter-culture. IV. The limitations of technology. V. "Giant step for mankind". VI. The less in the more. VII. The failure of leadership -- 19. The literary reaction of the Sixties and Seventies: i. The paradox of the decade. II. The feminist revolution : demythologizing the feminine mystique. III. The Jewish novelists : Joseph K. and Everyman. IV. Black writers : soul and solidarity. V. Spanish-Americans and the American Indians. VI. Pornography, black humor, and the far-outers
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
3d ed.
Extent
x, 630 pages
Isbn
9780130563255
Lccn
73016833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00931674
  • (OCoLC)ocm00931674
Label
Backgrounds of American literary thought, [by] Rod W. Horton [and] Herbert W. Edwards
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 605-606)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Idealism and opportunity -- 2. Puritanism: I. Theology and religion. II. The Reformation : Luther, Zwingli, and Calvin. III. The Reformation in England and Scotland. IV. Puritan versus Dissenter. V. Puritan rule in New England. VI. After the theocracy -- 3. Enlightenment in the Colonies: I. The Age of Reason. II. The Enlightenment in America. III. Science in the Colonies. IV. Political currents. V. Progress : the American dream -- 4. Political patterns in the early Republic: I. The rule of property. II. Three key figures : Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau. III. The genesis of the Constitution. IV. The Federalist thesis : Hamilton. V. The Federalist antithesis : Jefferson. The egalitarian synthesis : Jackson
  • 5. Unitarianism and Transcendentalism: I. Unitarianism : rationality in religion. II. Transcendentalism : theory and practice. III. Transcendentalism and the people -- 6. Expansionism: I. Behind the Appalachians. II. The outward pressure. III. Land grants and speculators. IV. The Frontier : democracy in action -- 7. The triumph of industry: I. Farm or factory? II. The awkward age of industry. III. Robber Barons and Horatio Alger -- 8. Evolution and pragmatism: I. The rise of evolutionary thought. II. Darwinism and philosophy. III. Peirce, James, and pragmatism. IV. Dewey--ideas in action. V. The effects of pragmatism -- 9. Gentility and revolt: I. The social strugglers. II. The "Age of innocence" III. "Conspicuous waste" IV. Revolt and reform
  • 10. Marxism: I. The making of a radical. II. Hegel and the Marxian synthesis. III. Das Kapital. IV. The spread of Marxian doctrine. V. The "Revolution" : Russian and American versions. VI. Marxism in literature -- 11. Literary naturalism: I. Determinism and despair. II. Naturalism in the United States -- 12. Imperialism and isolation: I. Political Darwinism. II. The march of the Flag. III. Opposition and reaction -- 13. Babbitts, bootleggers, and sad youn men: I. The not-so-gay Twenties. II. Back to normalcy. III. Ballyhoo and the standard American citizen. IV. Crime in low and high places. V. The sad young men. VI. The crackup -- 14. Intellectual currents of the Twenties : Freudianism and others: I. Freud, pioneer of the unconscious. II. The Freudian psyche. III. Cultural applications of Freudianism. IV. Freud in America. V. Freudianism in literature. VI. Other intellectual currents -- 15. The sense of tragedy : patterns of Southern experience: I. Sectionalism : myth or reality. II. The Cavalier myth. III. The "peculiar institution" IV. Reconstruction and the new South. V. The rise and decline of Jim Crow. VI. The romantic conservatism of the South
  • 16. Breadlines and Big Government: I. The Depression. II. Hoover and Roosevelt. III. The era of agencies -- 17. Science and essence in the postwar world: I. The new science. II. Albert Einstein and relativity. III. The outlook for Western Man. IV. Existentialism : a new approach to the mystery of being. V. Kierkegaard : the individual against the System. VI. Nietzsche : to the edge of the abyss, and beyond. VII. Husserl and Heidegger : the quest for pure being. VIII. Sartre : the freedom beyond despair. IX. Existentialism in literature. X. The dilemma of mid-century Man -- 18. Violence, affluence, and the cultural revolution: I. War and domestic disorder. II. Rise of minorities. III. Youth and the counter-culture. IV. The limitations of technology. V. "Giant step for mankind". VI. The less in the more. VII. The failure of leadership -- 19. The literary reaction of the Sixties and Seventies: i. The paradox of the decade. II. The feminist revolution : demythologizing the feminine mystique. III. The Jewish novelists : Joseph K. and Everyman. IV. Black writers : soul and solidarity. V. Spanish-Americans and the American Indians. VI. Pornography, black humor, and the far-outers
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
3d ed.
Extent
x, 630 pages
Isbn
9780130563255
Lccn
73016833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00931674
  • (OCoLC)ocm00931674

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