Journals Higher Education

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22 January 1987

124 Pages | 11 illus.

ISBN: 9780195041804


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The Puritan and the Cynic

Moralists and Theorists in French and American Letters

Jefferson Humphries

Through a comparative study of French and American texts, this book attempts to discover why Americans, and so often American writers, profess moral sentiments while engaging so little in traditional moralistic genres--the maxim and the fable.

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