The American experience; approaches to the study of the United States.


Boston, Houghton Mifflin [1968] .

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Other Title Approaches to the study of the United States
American quarterly.
Subjects American literature -- History and criticism.
American literature.
Civilization.
History -- Methodology.
Kultur.
USA.
United States -- Civilization.
United States.
Description xi, 426 pages illustrations 23 cm
Copyright Date [1968]
Notes Articles reprinted from the American quarterly.
Companion volume to the compiler's The American culture.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Psychological types and national character : an informal commentary / David Riesman -- The sociologist as historian : Riesman's The lonely crowd / Carl N. Degler -- The sun also sets : a note on Degler, Riesman and Tocqueville / Cushing Strout -- Pietism and the American character / William G. McLoughlin -- The Turner thesis re-examined / Everett S. Lee -- Some ideological functions of prejudice in ante-bellum America / David Brion Davis -- History and the American intellectual : uses of a usable past / Warren I. Susman -- Tom Sawyer and the use of novels / Louis D. Rubin, Jr. -- Philistine and Puritan in the 1920s : an example of the misuse of the American past / Frederick J. Hoffman -- The idea of adolescence in American fiction / Ihab H. Hassan -- Archetypes of American innocence : Lydia Blood and Daisy Miller / Annette K. Baxter -- Beat literature and the American teen cult / James F. Scott -- Cooper, Leatherstocking, and the death of the American Adam / David W. Noble -- The paradox of Progressive thought / David W. Noble -- Beard and the Constitution : the history of an idea / Richard Hofstadter -- Psychiatry, psychology and the Progressive movement / John Chynoweth Burnham -- Winston Churchill : a study in the popular novel / Richard, Beatrice K. Hofstadter -- Ten-gallon hero / David Brion Davis -- The negro cowboy / Philip Durham -- The American rodeo / Mody C. Boatright -- Institutions in motion / Eric L. McKitrick, Stanley Elkins -- The citadel and the caravan : Anglo-American relations in the twentieth century / Frank Thistlethwaite -- The English novelists and the American Civil War / Charles E. Shain -- Two Yankee painters in Italy : Thomas Cole and Samuel Morse / Oliver W. Larkin -- French critics and American jazz / David Strauss -- Can "American studies" develop a method? / Henry Nash Smith -- American intellectual history : a critical appraisal / John Higham -- American watersheds / Marcus Cunliffe -- Literature and covert culture / Bernard Bowron, Leo Marx, Arnold Rose -- American studies and the concept of culture : a theory and method / Richard E. Sykes -- The emergence of American nationalism : a quantitative approach / Richard L. Merritt.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)337383
(OCoLC)ocm00337383
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Cohen, Hennig,
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