Nature's nation.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Miller, Perry, 1905-1963.
Format: Book
Published:Cambridge : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1967.
Table of Contents:
  • The shaping of the American character
  • Declension in a Bible commonwealth
  • "Preparation for salvation" in seventeenth-century New England
  • The Great Awakening from 1740 to 1750
  • From the covenant to the revival
  • The insecurity of nature
  • Theodore Parker: apostasy within liberalism
  • The location of American religious freedom
  • Emersonian genius and the American democracy
  • Thoreau in the context of international romanticism
  • Melville and transcendentalism
  • The romantic dilemma in American nationalism and the concept of nature
  • An American language
  • The romance and the novel
  • Sinners in the hands of a benevolent God.