Nathaniel Hawthorne as Political Philosopher: Revolutionary Principles Domesticated and Personalized

Nathaniel Hawthorne as Political Philosopher: Revolutionary Principles Domesticated and Personalized

by John E. Alvis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412852623
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/30/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

John E. Alvis is professor of English and director of American studies at the University of Dallas. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including Shakespeare as Political Thinker, Divine Purpose and Heroic Response in Homer and Virgil, and Milton’s Political Writings.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

1 Jefferson and Hawthorne: Declarations of American Identity 1

2 Hawthorne's Personalizing of the Declaration 39

3 Three Impaired Romances 87

4 Heart and Letter 151

5 Hester's Declaration and Hawthorne's 219

Bibliographic Essay 265

Index 279

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