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The Resource Writing the republic : liberalism and morality in American political fiction, Anthony Hutchison

Writing the republic : liberalism and morality in American political fiction, Anthony Hutchison

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Writing the republic : liberalism and morality in American political fiction
Title
Writing the republic
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liberalism and morality in American political fiction
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Anthony Hutchison
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eng
Summary
In this provocative book, Anthony Hutchison challenges the belief that the American novel is ""antipolitical"" and condemns the relative absence of American literature in studies of the political novel. In Hutchison's view, our fiction is always informed by the complexities of the American political tradition, and to acknowledge this is to introduce a new, rewarding chapter of critical inquiry into the study of American literature. Focusing on the works of Herman Melville, Gore Vidal, Russell Banks, Lionel Trilling, and Philip Roth, Hutchison finds a critique of liberalism put fo
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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Writing the republic : liberalism and morality in American political fiction, Anthony Hutchison
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Writing the republic : liberalism and morality in American political fiction, Anthony Hutchison
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7312/hutc14138
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-219) and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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txt
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Contents
Introduction: liberalism and the problem of tradition in American literature -- Elusive republicanism : Thomas Jefferson and the foundations of American politics in Gore Vidal's Burr -- "Our divine equality" : Russell Banks's Cloudsplitter and the redemptive liberalism of the Lincoln republic -- Ideas in modulation : Marxism and liberal revaluation in Lionel Trilling's The middle of the journey -- Liberalism betrayed : neoconservatism and the postwar American Left in Philip Roth's American trilogy -- Conclusion: writing the republic : Moby Dick and the form of American political fiction
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1 online resource (xxiii, 230 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780231511902
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
EB00639550
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Electronic reproduction.
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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