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The Oldest revolutionary : essays on Benjamin Franklin

Author: J A Leo Lemay
Publisher: [Philadelphia] : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1976.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oldest revolutionary.
[Philadelphia] : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1976
(OCoLC)567929695
Named Person: Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J A Leo Lemay
ISBN: 0812277074 9780812277074
OCLC Number: 2138919
Description: x, 165 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Franklin in action -printer, press agent, traveler: The printer as a man of letters: Franklin and the symbolism of the third realm / Lewis P. Simpson --
Franklin as press agent in England / Bruce I. Granger --
Benjamin Franklin and the travel-writing tradition / Percy G. Adams --
2. Franklin as writer: A portrait of the autobiographer as an old artificer / P.M. Zall --
From sound believer to practical preparationist: some Puritan harmonics in Franklin's Autobiography / David L. Parker --
Franklin's Poor Richard's almanacs: "the humblest of his labors" / Cameron C. Nickels --
The text, rhetorical strategies, and themes of "The speech of Miss Polly Baker" / J.A. Leo Lemay --
3. Franklin in retrospect: Franklin's sanity and the man behind the masks / John Griffith --
From Franklin to Emerson / William L. Hedges.
Responsibility: edited by J.A. Leo Lemay.

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