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The Resource Authorizing Experience : Refigurations of the Body Politic in Seventeenth-Century New England Writing

Authorizing Experience : Refigurations of the Body Politic in Seventeenth-Century New England Writing

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Authorizing Experience : Refigurations of the Body Politic in Seventeenth-Century New England Writing
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Authorizing Experience
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Refigurations of the Body Politic in Seventeenth-Century New England Writing
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eng
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The emphasis on practical experience over ideology is viewed by many historians as a profoundly American characteristic, one that provides a model for exploring the colonial challenge to European belief systems and the creation of a unique culture. Here Jim Egan offers an unprecedented look at how early modern American writers helped make this notion of experience so powerful that we now take it as a given rather than as the product of hard-fought rhetorical battles waged over ways of imagining one's relationship to a larger social community. In order to show how our modern notion of experienc
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Authorizing Experience : Refigurations of the Body Politic in Seventeenth-Century New England Writing
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Authorizing Experience : Refigurations of the Body Politic in Seventeenth-Century New England Writing
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7rv75
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1 online resource (193 pages)
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9781400823024
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