New Essays on the "Education of Henry Adams"
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New Essays on the Education of Henry Adams by John Carlos Rowe
Book DescriptionThis volume in The American Novel series addresses the established reputation of The Education of Henry Adams as a classic work of American autobiography and canonical work of American literature. Examining The Education in terms of early twentieth-century American attitudes to education, gender, US foreign policy, and historiography, these essays add considerably to our understanding of the Education as an expression of its time. The approaches of the four contributors - John Carlos Rowe, Brook Thomas, Martha Banta, and Howard Horwitz - complement each other, even though the specific topic explored by each scholar is distinctly different from the others. The result is a remarkably coherent volume that explains in original ways the continuing importance of The Education of Henry Adams as literature and history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521445733
(228mm x 152mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Jun-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Concise Companion to American Studies, Hardback (December 2007)
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Post-Nationalist American Studies, Paperback (November 2000)
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Literary Culture and US Imperialism, Hardback (August 2000)» View all books by John Carlos Rowe
Rowe offers a sweeping re-assessment of American imperialism, arguing that the growing nation was driven primarily by a quest for marketers, rather than for land.
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