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The Resource E pluribus unum : nineteenth-century American literature & the Constitutional paradox, W.C. Harris, (electronic resource)

E pluribus unum : nineteenth-century American literature & the Constitutional paradox, W.C. Harris, (electronic resource)

Label
E pluribus unum : nineteenth-century American literature & the Constitutional paradox
Title
E pluribus unum
Title remainder
nineteenth-century American literature & the Constitutional paradox
Statement of responsibility
W.C. Harris
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Out of many, one." But how do the many become one without sacrificing difference or autonomy? This problem was critical to both identity formation and state formation in late 18th- and 19th-century America. The premise of this book is that American writers of the time came to view the resolution of this central philosophical problem as no longer the exclusive province of legislative or judicial documents but capable of being addressed by literary texts as well. The project of E Pluribus Unum is twofold. Its first and underlying concern is the general philosophic problem of the one and the man
Action
digitized
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harris, W. C.
Dewey number
810.9/358/097309034
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States.
  • American literature
  • Cultural pluralism in literature
  • Politics and literature
  • Literature and society
  • Group identity in literature
  • Individualism in literature
Label
E pluribus unum : nineteenth-century American literature & the Constitutional paradox, W.C. Harris, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-307) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
"Brotherhood among the atoms" / Edgar Allan Poe and the poetics of Constitution -- "A religion which is not religion" / Walt Whitman and the writing of a new American bible -- "But aren't it all a sham?" / Herman Melville and the critique of unity -- "Necessarily short of sight" / William James and the dilemma of variety
Control code
ocm85811940
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 314 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781587295935
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)85811940
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
E pluribus unum : nineteenth-century American literature & the Constitutional paradox, W.C. Harris, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-307) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
"Brotherhood among the atoms" / Edgar Allan Poe and the poetics of Constitution -- "A religion which is not religion" / Walt Whitman and the writing of a new American bible -- "But aren't it all a sham?" / Herman Melville and the critique of unity -- "Necessarily short of sight" / William James and the dilemma of variety
Control code
ocm85811940
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 314 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781587295935
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)85811940
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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