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The shape of things to come : prophecy and the American voice

Author: Greil Marcus
Publisher: London : Faber, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aims to untangle the story of America's covenant with itself - and the idealism, horror, eloquence and violence integral to its founding narratives. This title presents an account that moves back and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Greil Marcus
ISBN: 9780571221561 0571221564
OCLC Number: 69732565
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 320 pages : 1 illustration ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Greil Marcus.

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"'It takes a 'big' writer to do such a subject justice, and the don't come much bigger - or better - than Greil Marcus, the revered American critic and cultural commentator, whose 1975 book, Mystery Read more...

 
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