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Democracy, revolution, and monarchism in early American literature

by Paul Downes

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, U.K, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- Revolutionary period, 1775-1783 -- History and criticism.,
    • Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Revolutionary literature, American -- History and criticism.,
    • Revolutions in literature.,
    • Democracy in literature.,
    • Monarchy in literature.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Literature and the revolution.,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-236) and index.

      StatementPaul Downes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS193 .D69 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 239 p. ;
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3557718M
      ISBN 100521813395
      LC Control Number2002017399

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