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The American ideal : literary history as a worldly activity

Author: Peter C Carafiol
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
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This monograph argues that the institution of American literary scholarship enshrines a reactionary view of history and narrative and an unrealistic view of America itself. The author also examines contemporary debates about the methods and status of literary history in general.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Carafiol, Peter C.
American ideal.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1991
(DLC) 90045506
(OCoLC)22305587
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter C Carafiol
ISBN: 1423764439 9781423764434 1601298056 9781601298058 1280440775 9781280440779
OCLC Number: 65221267
Description: 1 online resource (212 pages)
Contents: The problem of American literary scholarship --
Reading the tradition: the rhetoric of transcendentalist scholarship --
Time and textuality: Between metaphor and metaphysics: reading Emerson as "onward thinking" ; Writing in/as history: Thoreau's Week --
American literary scholarship for the twentieth century.
Responsibility: Peter Carafiol.

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