Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 February 1986

334 Pages

ISBN: 9780195039955

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Revolutionary Writers

Literature and Authority in the New Republic, 1725-1810

Emory Elliott

Elliot demonstrates how America's first men of letters--Timothy Dwight, Joel Barlow, Philip Freneau, Hugh Henry Brackenridge, and Charles Brockden Brown--sought to make individual genius in literature express a collective genius of the American people.