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Charles Eliot Norton : the art of reform in nineteenth-century America

Autor: Linda C Dowling
Editora: Durham, N.H. : University of New Hampshire ; Hanover : University Press of New England, ©2007.
Séries: Becoming modern.
Edição/Formato   Print book : Biografia : Publicação de governo estadual ou província : InglêsVer todas as edições e formatos
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"Author, translator, social critic, and Harvard professor of art, Charles Eliot Norton was widely regarded in his own day as the most cultivated man in America. In modern times, by contrast, he has been condemned as the supercilious representative of an embattled patrician caste. This revisionary study argues that Norton's genuine significance for American culture and politics today can only be grasped by recovering  Ler mais...
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Formato Físico Adicional: Online version:
Dowling, Linda C., 1944-
Charles Eliot Norton.
Durham, N.H. : University of New Hampshire ; Hanover : University Press of New England, ©2007
(OCoLC)608430715
Pessoa Denominada: Charles Eliot Norton; Charles Eliot Norton; Charles Eliot Norton; Charles Eliot Norton; Charles Eliot Norton
Tipo de Material: Biografia, Publicação do governo, Publicação de governo estadual ou província, Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Livro, Recurso Internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Linda C Dowling
ISBN: 9781584656463 1584656468
Número OCLC: 137331409
Descrição: xxi, 221 pages ; 24 cm.
Conteúdos: The art of reform --
War and democracy --
Culture as virtue --
Eden and after --
The darker day.
Título da Série: Becoming modern.
Responsabilidade: Linda Dowling.
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Offers an interpretation of the life and thought of Charles Norton, whose career as a public intellectual ran from the early 1850s to the first decade of the twentieth century. This book aims to  Ler mais...

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