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Wieland and Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist
     

Wieland and Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist

by Charles Brockden Brown
 

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A terrifying account of the fallibility of the human mind and, by extension, of democracy itself, Wieland brilliantly reflects the psychological, social, and political concerns of the early American republic. In the fragmentary sequel,Memoirs, Brown explores Carwin’s bizarre history as a manipulated disciple of the charismatic utopian

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A terrifying account of the fallibility of the human mind and, by extension, of democracy itself, Wieland brilliantly reflects the psychological, social, and political concerns of the early American republic. In the fragmentary sequel,Memoirs, Brown explores Carwin’s bizarre history as a manipulated disciple of the charismatic utopian Ludloe. 

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440674495
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/01/1991
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
1,160,217
File size:
467 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Krause is professor emeritus of English at Kent State Univ and general editor of the Kent State UnivPress Bicentennial Edition

S. W. Reid is Professor of English and Director of the Center for Conrad Studies at Kent State University.

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