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Imagining language in America : from the Revolution to the Civil War

Author: Michael P Kramer
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1992.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael P Kramer
ISBN: 0691068828 9780691068824
OCLC Number: 23766191
Description: xix, 239 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: the study of language and the American renaissance --
"NOW is the time, and this is the country": How Noah Webster invented American english --
"A fine ambiguity": Longfellow, language, and literary history --
"A tongue according": Whitman and the literature of language study --
Consensus through ambiguity: why language matters to the federalist --
Language in a "Christian commonwealth": Horace Bushnell's cultural criticism --
Beyond symbolism: philosophy of language in The Scarlet Letter --
Conclusion: from logocracy to renaissance.
Responsibility: Michael P. Kramer.
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