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heroic ideal in American literature

Theodore L. Gross

heroic ideal in American literature

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Published by Collier-Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Héros dans la littérature,
  • Littérature américaine -- Histoire et critique

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    The Physical Object
    Pagination304 p.
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22199034M

    Aug The Pioneers. David McCullough talked about his book, The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West,.   Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City Baton Rouge ContaineridPages: Description: Essay from the year in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 1,8, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, language: English, abstract: This paper analyzes Frederick Douglass’s African American novella and only work of fiction “The Heroic Slave”, which was published in The story is based on a slave revolt.


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OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages 22 cm: Contents: 1. The Emersonian hero: Under the shadow of our swords: Emerson and the heroic ideal --Nathaniel Hawthorne: the absurdity of heroism --Herman Melville: the nature of authority --Walt Whitman: the putative hero --Henry James: the illusion of freedom The Southern hero: The code of Southern heroism.

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The heroic here is often too hard, the high too lofty, but the effort ascends to God, and will bless us by and by.

I have attempted to show you the qualities of each section, and now that we are united it remains for the future to decide the possibilities of American literature. Margaret Fuller (b. ), an early advocate of women’s rights, a key participant in the Transcendentalist movement, and a pioneering woman journalist, was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and educated rigorously in languages and the classics by her father Timothy Fuller, an attorney, state senator, and four-term US congressman.

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The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West by David McCullough “Recounts the story of the settlers who began America’s migration west, overcoming almost-unimaginable hardships to build in the Ohio wilderness a town and a government that incorporated America’s highest ideals.”.

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A positive rating based on 13 book reviews for The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West by David McCullough. Joseph Campbell, an American mythological researcher, wrote a famous book entitled The Hero with a Thousand Faces.

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