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The Resource Secular revelations : the Constitution of the United States and classic American literature, Mitchell Meltzer

Secular revelations : the Constitution of the United States and classic American literature, Mitchell Meltzer

Label
Secular revelations : the Constitution of the United States and classic American literature
Title
Secular revelations
Title remainder
the Constitution of the United States and classic American literature
Statement of responsibility
Mitchell Meltzer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The United States Constitution is a quintessentially political document. Yet, until now, no one has seriously considered the formative influence of this document on American cultural life. In this ambitious book, Mitchell Meltzer demonstrates the extent to which the Constitution is both source and inspiration for America's greatest literary masterworks
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meltzer, Mitchell
Dewey number
810.9/358
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
PS217.N38
LC item number
M45 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States.
  • American literature
  • Nationalism and literature
  • Literature and state
  • National characteristics, American, in literature
  • Constitutional history
  • Secularism in literature
  • Revelation in literature
  • États-Unis
  • Littérature américaine
  • Nationalisme et littérature
  • Littérature
  • Américains dans la littérature
  • Laïcité dans la littérature
  • Révélation dans la littérature
  • États-Unis
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American literature
  • Constitutional history
  • Literature and state
  • National characteristics, American, in literature
  • Nationalism and literature
  • Revelation in literature
  • Secularism in literature
  • United States
  • Grondwetten
  • Culturele invloeden
  • Letterkunde
  • Amerikaans
Label
Secular revelations : the Constitution of the United States and classic American literature, Mitchell Meltzer
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-188) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the Constitution and American literature -- At the beginning -- The path to Union -- The people, having spoken, speak -- Almost a miracle -- The paradox of secular revelation -- Declarations of American literary independence -- Preserving the revelation -- Preserving the paradox -- The literary renaissance of secular revelation -- Essays in time -- A poetic form for straying -- Clinging to narrative -- Confidence and the darkness of revelation -- Conclusion : the literary art of uniting states
Control code
431392185
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 192 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674040946
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.4159/9780674040946
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvjf81xg
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)431392185
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Secular revelations : the Constitution of the United States and classic American literature, Mitchell Meltzer
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-188) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the Constitution and American literature -- At the beginning -- The path to Union -- The people, having spoken, speak -- Almost a miracle -- The paradox of secular revelation -- Declarations of American literary independence -- Preserving the revelation -- Preserving the paradox -- The literary renaissance of secular revelation -- Essays in time -- A poetic form for straying -- Clinging to narrative -- Confidence and the darkness of revelation -- Conclusion : the literary art of uniting states
Control code
431392185
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 192 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674040946
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.4159/9780674040946
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvjf81xg
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)431392185
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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