Inventing Eden: Primitivism, Millennialism, and the Making of New England

Inventing Eden: Primitivism, Millennialism, and the Making of New England

by Zachary McLeod Hutchins

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199998142
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 07/23/2014
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Zach Hutchins is Assistant Professor of English at Colorado State University.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1
Paradise Explained: An Edenic Primer
Chapter 2
Promoting Paradise, Ordering Wilderness: Topographical Dreams and Agricultural Realities in Colonial New England
Chapter 3
A Body Unembarrassed: Humoral Empowerment and Edenic Temperance
Chapter 4
Building Bensalem at Massachusetts Bay: The Search for Solomon's Adamic Wisdom
Chapter 5
Translating Paradise: Hebrew, Herbert, Fox, and the Pursuit of Linguistic Purity
Chapter 6
From Pilgrimage to New Birth, Adam to Eve: The Evolution of Edenic Models for Conversion
Chapter 7
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Eden: The Architects, Slave Laborers, and Master Masons of Freedom's Temple
Epilogue
The Edenic Inheritance

Notes
Index

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