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God & the American writer / Alfred Kazin.

By: Kazin, Alfred, 1915-1998.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1997Edition: 1st ed.Description: 272 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0394549686; 9780394549682.Other title: God and the American writer.Subject(s): American literature -- History and criticism | Christianity and literature -- United States | Religion and literature -- United States | Puritan movements in literature | Theology in literature | God in literatureAdditional physical formats: Online version:: God & the American writer.Also issued online.
Contents:
Hawthorne and his Puritans -- Emerson and the moral sentiment: we are as gods -- Christians and their slaves (Harriet Beecher Stowe and others) -- Melville in the Holy Land -- Walt Whitman: I am the man -- Lincoln: the Almighty has his own purposes -- Emily Dickinson: the alone to the alone -- William James: rescuing religion -- Mark Twain: the American funnyman who put God on trial -- T.S. Eliot: the pilgrim from St. Louis -- Robert Frost: the survival of the fittest -- Faulkner: God over the South.
Summary: A series of essays on major American poets, novelists, and statesmen exploring "what the meaning of God has been for American writers, and how those writers...have expressed it."--Jacket.
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PS 166 .K39 1997 (Browse shelf) Available 30092101081892
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Includes index.

Hawthorne and his Puritans -- Emerson and the moral sentiment: we are as gods -- Christians and their slaves (Harriet Beecher Stowe and others) -- Melville in the Holy Land -- Walt Whitman: I am the man -- Lincoln: the Almighty has his own purposes -- Emily Dickinson: the alone to the alone -- William James: rescuing religion -- Mark Twain: the American funnyman who put God on trial -- T.S. Eliot: the pilgrim from St. Louis -- Robert Frost: the survival of the fittest -- Faulkner: God over the South.

Also issued online.

A series of essays on major American poets, novelists, and statesmen exploring "what the meaning of God has been for American writers, and how those writers...have expressed it."--Jacket.

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