Search - List of Books by Andrew Delbanco

Dr. Andrew H. Delbanco (born 1952) is Director of American Studies at Columbia University and has been Columbia's Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Humanities since 1995. He writes extensively on American literary and religious history.

A double graduate of Harvard University (BA and PhD), Delbanco has been teaching at Columbia University since 1985 and, since 1995, has been Columbia's Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Humanities. In 2001 he was named by Time Magazine as "America's Best Social Critic", and in 2003 was chosen New York State Scholar of the Year by the New York Council for the Humanities. A Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he has served as vice president of PEN American Center and has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation (1990), the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), and the National Humanities Center (NHC).

Delbanco's books The Puritan Ordeal (1989) and Melville: His World and Work (2005) received the Lionel Trilling Award at Columbia University. Only he and Edward Said have won the award twice. He is also the author of The Death of Satan (1995), Required Reading (1997), and The Real American Dream (1999). Among the books he has edited are Writing New England (2001), The Portable Abraham Lincoln (1992), The Sermons of Ralph Waldo Emerson (volume 2) (1990), and The Puritans in America (1985).

Delbanco's essays appear regularly in the New York Review of Books, The New Republic, and other journals, on topics ranging from American literary and religious history to contemporary issues in higher education.
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Total Books: 24
College What It Was Is and Should Be
2014 - College What It Was Is and Should Be (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780691165516
ISBN-10: 0691165513
Genre: Education & Teaching
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The Abolitionist Imagination
2012 - The Abolitionist Imagination [The Alexis De Tocqueville Lectures on American Politics] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780674064447
ISBN-10: 0674064445
Genre: History
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Frederick Wiseman
2010 - Frederick Wiseman (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780870707919
ISBN-10: 0870707914
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment
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Melville
2007 - Melville (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783446209381
ISBN-10: 3446209387
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Melville His World and Work
2006 - Melville His World and Work (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780375702976
ISBN-10: 0375702970
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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Melville  His World and Work
2005 - Melville His World and Work (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780375403149
ISBN-10: 0375403140
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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The Real American Dream A Meditation on Hope
2000 - The Real American Dream a Meditation on Hope (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780674003835
ISBN-10: 0674003837
Genre: History
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Required Reading Why Our American Classics Matter Now
1998 - Required Reading Why Our American Classics Matter Now (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780374525590
ISBN-10: 0374525595
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Required Reading Why Our American Classi
1997 - Required Reading Why Our American Classi (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780965833349
ISBN-10: 0965833348
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The Death of Satan How Americans Have Lost the Sense of Evil
1996 - The Death of Satan How Americans Have Lost the Sense of Evil (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780374524869
ISBN-10: 0374524866
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Representative Men  The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Vol IV
1996 - Representative Men the Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Vol IV (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780674761056
ISBN-10: 0674761057
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Death of Satan How Americans Have Lost the Sense of Evil
1995 - Death of Satan How Americans Have Lost the Sense of Evil (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780788169540
ISBN-10: 0788169548
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Puritan Ordeal
1991 - The Puritan Ordeal (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780674740563
ISBN-10: 0674740564
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality
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William Ellery Channing
1981 - William Ellery Channing (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780674331525
ISBN-10: 0674331524
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
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