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A Choice of Inheritance

Self and Community from Edmund Burke to Robert Frost

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$77.50 • £62.95 • €70.00

ISBN 9780674127753

Publication Date: 09/25/1989

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336 pages

World

  • 1. The Invention of Literature
  • 2. Reflections on the Word Genius
  • 3. Burke, Wordsworth, and the Defense of History
  • 4. William Cobbett, Reformer
  • 5. Keats’s Politics
  • 6. The Genealogy of Disinterestedness
  • 7. Emerson and the Ode to W. H. Channing
  • 8. Literary Radicalism in America
  • 9. A Simple Separate Person
  • 10. Kipling’s Jest
  • 11. Edward Thomas and Modernism
  • 12. The Sense of Vocation in Frost and Stevens
  • 13. Some Uses of Biography
  • 14. Why Authors Do Not Create Their Own Worlds
  • 15. Literature and Theory
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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