The Puritan Origins of the American Self: With a New Preface (Reissue)

The Puritan Origins of the American Self: With a New Preface (Reissue)

By: Sacvan Bercovitch (author)Paperback

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"Perhaps the most penetrating examination yet published of `the sources of our obsessive concern with the meaning of America.'"-Jack P. Greene, History "The most valuable achievement in colonial American literature since the best work of Perry Miller."-David Levin, William and Mary Quarterly "A brave and brilliant book...that is the most significant and far-reaching contribution to the theory of American literature in recent years."-Alan Trachtenberg, Partisan Review "A study which reaches with daring ease from the Bible and Augustine to Emerson and Whitman... [and] offers an agenda for the next several decades of scholarly work on colonial religious studies."-John F. Wilson, Theology Today "[Bercovitch] casts a dazzling light on the myth of America and the conundrums of individuality and community that are the core of the American character."-Michael Zuckerman, Early American Literature

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780300172416
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780300172416
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 0300172419
  • edition: Reissue

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