The Puritan-Provincial Vision: Scottish and American Literature in the Nineteenth Century by Susan ManningThe Puritan-Provincial Vision: Scottish and American Literature in the Nineteenth Century by Susan Manning

The Puritan-Provincial Vision: Scottish and American Literature in the Nineteenth Century

bySusan Manning

Paperback | April 2, 2009

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This book suggests a new interpretation of the characteristic qualities of Scottish and American literatures. Professor Manning reveals the "puritan-provincial vision": a particular way of looking at life and man's relationship to what lies beyond himself.
Title:The Puritan-Provincial Vision: Scottish and American Literature in the Nineteenth CenturyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.59 inPublished:April 2, 2009Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521107016

ISBN - 13:9780521107013

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Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Calvin's theology and the puritan mind; 2. After Armageddon: Jonathan Edwards and David Hume; 3. From puritanism to provincialism; 4. The pursuit of the double; 5. Spectators, spies and spectres: the observer's stance; 6. 'Is anything central?'; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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"Manning succeeds admirably in conducting an argument that is both ambitious and bright with surprise." Terence Martin, American Literature