After the Revolution : profiles of early American culture /

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Main Author: Ellis, Joseph J.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : W. Norton, c1979.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Part 1. Premonitions and Paradoxes in the Revolutionary Era
  • Chapter 1. Premonitions: An American Athens
  • Chapter 2. Paradoxes: Culture and Capitalism
  • Part 2. Profiles
  • Chapter 3. Charles Willson Peale: Portrait of the American Artist as Virtuous Entrepreneur
  • Chapter 4. Hugh Henry Brackenridge: The Novelist as Reluctant Democrat
  • Chapter 5. William Dunlap: The Dramatist as Benevolent Patriarch
  • Chapter 6. Noah Webster: The Connecticut Yankee as Nationalist
  • Epilogue: New Critics: Toward Emerson
  • Notes
  • Index

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