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American literature and the dream

Author: Frederic Ives Carpenter
Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library [©1955]
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carpenter, Frederic Ives, 1903-1991.
American literature and the dream.
New York, Philosophical Library [©1955]
(OCoLC)575381646
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederic Ives Carpenter
OCLC Number: 1575320
Description: vi, 220 pages 24 cm
Contents: The American dream --
The transcendental dream --
Emerson --
Bronson Alcott: genteel transcendentalist --
Walt Whitman's eidolon --
The genteel tradition: a re-interpretation --
Scarlet a minus --
Melville and the men-of-war --
The pragmatic realization --
C.S. Peirce: pragmatic transcendentalist --
William James and Emerson --
Sinclair Lewis and the fortress of reality --
The romantic confusion: the devil in America --
The romantic tragedy of Eugene O'Neill --
Death comes for Robinson Jeffers --
Thomas Wolfe: the autobiography of an idea --
John Steinbeck: the philosophical Joads --
The time of William Saroyan's life --
Hemingway achieves the fifth dimension --
The good and the bad --
The logic of American literature.
Responsibility: [by] Frederic I. Carpenter.

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