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The Resource Humor and revelation in American literature : the Puritan connection, Pascal Covici, Jr

Humor and revelation in American literature : the Puritan connection, Pascal Covici, Jr

Label
Humor and revelation in American literature : the Puritan connection
Title
Humor and revelation in American literature
Title remainder
the Puritan connection
Statement of responsibility
Pascal Covici, Jr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1930-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Covici, Pascal
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS430
LC item number
.C68 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American wit and humor
  • Christian literature, American
  • Wit and humor
  • American literature
  • Puritan movements in literature
  • Puritans
  • Revelation in literature
Label
Humor and revelation in American literature : the Puritan connection, Pascal Covici, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-222) and index
Contents
  • Reluctantly independent: the rattling of chains. A problem of respect ; Genteel and vernacular, Josiah Holland and Mark Twain ; Responses, and intimations of crossing over ; American self-reliance? The case of Hawthorne's Robin ; Melville, the American difference, and Richard Chase -- God's chosen people: the Anglican perspective. Megalomaniacal fantasies... ; Megalomania...with a British accent ; Ossa upon Pelion concluded, and then? ; Britain versus the Bay Colony? Yes...and no -- Certainty: Divine or human?: Bishop Burnet and the matter of choice. Religiously political, politically religious ; Of tolerance, intolerance, and Bishop Fleetwood's country curate ; Toleration, belief, and the power(lessness) of the will --
  • The Puritan roots of American humor. Recognitions of the self ; The loneliness of the Solopsist, no laughing matter ; Emerson's saving rejection of the "Noble Doubt" ; Thoreau's recalcitrant individual fires his pistols ; At the heart of it all, the unknowable remains ; Puritan rejection of Puritan reality-and what about us?
  • Voice, country, and class: reapproaching the vernacular. Mather proposes, Wise disposes ; The triumph of the country, earth and conservative vulgarity ; "The simple Cobler" and the masks of Wise, versus Polly Baker, or, humor slips in when theology blinks ; From Wise and Franklin, Mark Twain's triumphant vernacular -- The basis of laughter: what's so funny? How do we read Polly and Tom? ; Affectation, again-and certainty ; Disgust and gentility ; Gentility, ideality, and responses to mystery, Nick Carraway and Jim Doggett ; Mystery within ; Dr. Holland once more, and the plight of the humorless --
Control code
ocm35627612
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 226 p.
Isbn
9780826210951
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
96043457
Label
Humor and revelation in American literature : the Puritan connection, Pascal Covici, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-222) and index
Contents
  • Reluctantly independent: the rattling of chains. A problem of respect ; Genteel and vernacular, Josiah Holland and Mark Twain ; Responses, and intimations of crossing over ; American self-reliance? The case of Hawthorne's Robin ; Melville, the American difference, and Richard Chase -- God's chosen people: the Anglican perspective. Megalomaniacal fantasies... ; Megalomania...with a British accent ; Ossa upon Pelion concluded, and then? ; Britain versus the Bay Colony? Yes...and no -- Certainty: Divine or human?: Bishop Burnet and the matter of choice. Religiously political, politically religious ; Of tolerance, intolerance, and Bishop Fleetwood's country curate ; Toleration, belief, and the power(lessness) of the will --
  • The Puritan roots of American humor. Recognitions of the self ; The loneliness of the Solopsist, no laughing matter ; Emerson's saving rejection of the "Noble Doubt" ; Thoreau's recalcitrant individual fires his pistols ; At the heart of it all, the unknowable remains ; Puritan rejection of Puritan reality-and what about us?
  • Voice, country, and class: reapproaching the vernacular. Mather proposes, Wise disposes ; The triumph of the country, earth and conservative vulgarity ; "The simple Cobler" and the masks of Wise, versus Polly Baker, or, humor slips in when theology blinks ; From Wise and Franklin, Mark Twain's triumphant vernacular -- The basis of laughter: what's so funny? How do we read Polly and Tom? ; Affectation, again-and certainty ; Disgust and gentility ; Gentility, ideality, and responses to mystery, Nick Carraway and Jim Doggett ; Mystery within ; Dr. Holland once more, and the plight of the humorless --
Control code
ocm35627612
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 226 p.
Isbn
9780826210951
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
96043457

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