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The Sacred Game: Provincialism & Frontier Consciousness in American literature, 1630-1860

By: Von Frank, Albert J.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Cambridge University Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID2644

ISBN: 0521301599


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 188 pages With careful attention to historical context, it identifies in pre Civil War writers, certain qualities of self-doubt and defensiveness, perceptions of displacement and decline. Examines the works of Anne Bradstreet, Timothy Dwight, Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Margaret Fuller, and Waldo Ralph Emerson. View more info