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Democratic humanism and American literature.

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
    • Humanism in literature,
    • Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Didactic literature, American -- History and criticism,
    • Liberalism -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Humanism -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Moral conditions in literature,
    • Democracy in literature,
    • Ethics in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS217.H8 K3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 298 p.
      Number of Pages298
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5761462M
      ISBN 100226424227
      LC Control Number71184508


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