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Elliott, Emory 1942-2009

Overview
Works: 140 works in 348 publications in 5 languages and 18,186 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Political fiction  Juvenile works  Biography‡vDictionaries  Dictionaries  Adventure stories  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Reference works  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Director, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS1305, 813.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Emory Elliott
Columbia literary history of the United States by Emory Elliott( Book )

30 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in 6 languages and held by 2,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van de Amerikaanse letterkunde
The Columbia history of the American novel( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American colonial writers, 1606-1734 by Emory Elliott( Book )

17 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Restores the place of early-American literature and its writers beyond just the New England sermon - long thought to be the only literary form accessible to the colonial population
American colonial writers, 1735-1781 by Emory Elliott( Book )

14 editions published between 1884 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the "two beginnings" of American literature: one established in the austere rhetoric and sacred imagery of the sermon and the personal narrative of New England; another fostered by Enlightenment thought and neoclassical principles
American writers of the early republic( Book )

14 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assessment of the writings of the Republic's first men and women of letters in areas such as: political and philosophical essays; poetry; novels and other narrative forms of this age
Revolutionary writers : literature and authority in the New republic, 1725-1810 by Emory Elliott( Book )

14 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elliott demonstrates how America's first men of letters--Timothy Dwight, Joel Barlow, Philip Freneau, Hugh Henry Brackenridge, and Charles Brockden Brown--sought to make individual genius in literature express the collective genius of the American people. Without literary precedent to aid them, Elliott argues, these writers attempted to convey a vision of what America ought to be; and when the moral imperatives implicit in their writings were rejected by the vast number of their countrymen they became pioneers of another sort--the first to experience the alienation from mainstream American cul
Puritan influences in American literature( Book )

19 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Power and the pulpit in Puritan New England by Emory Elliott( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 1991 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For years, scholars have attempted to understand the powerful hold that the sermon had upon the imagination of New England Puritans. In this book Emory Elliott puts forth a complex and striking thesis: that Puritan religious literature provided the myths and metaphors that helped the people to express their deepest doubts and fears, feelings created by their particular cultural situation and aroused by the crucial social events of seventeenth-century America. In his early chapters, the author defines the psychological needs of the second- and third-generation Puritans, arguing that these ne
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism by Mark Twain( Book )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrated by a poor, illiterate white boy living in America's deep south before the Civil War
Aesthetics in a multicultural age by Emory Elliott( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays collected in this volume examine the multidisciplinary and multicultural nature of the subject of aesthetics. The contributed articles address the vexed relation of the arts and criticism to contemporary social, political, and cultural issues of ethnicity, race, class, and gender in the United States today. These essays aim to resolve some of the issues of the so-called "culture wars" by bridging the gap that has existed for two decades between scholars and critics who generally hold conflicting views of the purposes of art and criticism. Accordingly, this volume provides a serious assessment of aesthetic theory and practices within the arts and letters of our multicultural society
The Cambridge introduction to early American literature by Emory Elliott( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher Description (unedited publisher data) The Cambridge Introduction to Early American Literature offers students a literary history of American writing in English between 1492 and 1820, as well as providing a concise social and cultural history of these three centuries. Emory Elliott traces the impact of race, gender, and ethnic conflict on early American culture, and explores the centrality of American Puritanism in the formation of a distinctively American literature. Elliott provides an overview of the oral and written literature of the Europeans who explored, settled and colonised the North American continent. He goes on to focus on the New England Puritans and demonstrates the lasting impact of their thought and writing on early American literature. Elliott traces the evolution of forms and genres that have come to be seen as quintessentially American. This highly engaging and comprehensive study will be essential reading for students of the literature, history and culture of early America
Wieland, or, The transformation ; and, Memoirs of Carwin the biloquist by Charles Brockden Brown( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In one of the earliest American novels, Clara Wieland, the daughter of a religious fanatic who died from spontaneous combustion, narrates the horrifying descent into madness of her brother Theodore and others in their family, which starts with Theodore hearing voices. This edition also includes the fragment Memoirs of Carwin, about a young man who teaches himself the arts of mimicry and ventriloquism
Global migration, social change, and cultural transformation( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays in this collection work toward a larger goal of separating "globalization" from strictly economic considerations. The authors instead look at globalization as a force that produces profound social and cultural consequences, including migration, struggles for social change, and the transformations of aesthetic practices
American literature : a Prentice Hall anthology( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V. 1. Native-American literary expression trough middle 19th century literature -- v. 2. Late 19th century literature through late 20th century literature
National dreams and rude awakenings : essays on American literature, from the Puritans to the postmodern by Emory Elliott( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The jungle by Upton Sinclair( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the conditions of the Chicago stockyards through the eyes of a young immigrant struggling in America
Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 31 : American Colonial Writers, 1735-1871 ; Edited by Emory Elliott by Emory Elliott( Book )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American colonial writers( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New directions in American literary scholarship 1980-2002 by Emory Elliott( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Any limited survey of the state of literary scholarship in the United States is bound to exclude much worthy work that does not fit into the categories, paradigms, and areas of investigation selected by the authors of such an overview. An essay that attempts to review the most important movements and trends in American literary scholarship risks the criticism of having recognized some trends and ignored others. Recognizing such limitations, we hope that this essay may be a useful starting point for students and researchers of the literatures of the United States who are seeking an understanding of what have been the most significant directions of scholarship since the 1980s
Literary encyclopedia( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides profiles of the lives and works of important world authors whose works are available in English. Provides also links to other sites about the authors and their works
 
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Columbia literary history of the United States
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The Columbia history of the American novelRevolutionary writers : literature and authority in the New republic, 1725-1810Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticismAesthetics in a multicultural ageThe Cambridge introduction to early American literatureWieland, or, The transformation ; and, Memoirs of Carwin the biloquistGlobal migration, social change, and cultural transformationAmerican literature : a Prentice Hall anthologyThe jungle