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The American Adam, Innocence, Tragedy, and Tradition in the 19th Century
The American Adam Innocence Tragedy and Tradition in the 19th Century
Author: R. W. B. Lewis
Intellectual history is viewed in this book as a series of "great conversations"--dramatic dialogues in which a culture's spokesmen wrestle with the leading questions of their times. In 19th century America the great argument centered on DeCrevecoeur's "new man," the American, the innocent Adam in a bright new world dissociating himself from th...  more »
ISBN: 345736
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 201
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Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Book Type: Paperback
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