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Aaron Burr and the American literary imagination

by Charles J. Nolan

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 -- In literature.,
  • American literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCharles J. Nolan, Jr.
    SeriesContributions in American studies ; no. 45
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS169.B85 N6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 210 p. ;
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4405451M
    ISBN 100313212562
    LC Control Number79008291

      A new edition of William Carlos Williams’ loving and groundbreaking book about American history, with a new introduction by Rick Moody. Although admired by D. H. Lawrence, this modern classic went generally unnoticed during the years after its publication in Yet it Brand: New Directions Publishing Corporation. And it's [Burr and Theo’s] highly literate, lively correspondence that leavens this revealing book and makes its subjects spring to life.” —Austin American-Statesman “Although Burr is the subject of numerous biographies, Brands’ use of the letters between Burr and Theo, named after her mother, allows a somewhat different perspective.

    Aaron Burr Jr. (February 6, – Septem ) was an American politician. He was the third Vice President of the United States (–), serving during Thomas Jefferson's first term.. Burr served as a Continental Army officer in the Revolutionary War, after which he became a successful lawyer and was elected twice to the New York State Assembly (–, He begot Aaron, who in due time was to become the Reverend Aaron Burr, the second President of Princeton College, and who in turn fathered Aaron Burr, the subject of this biography. [2] 2. The Odor of Sanctity. The Reverend Aaron Burr was an important figure in the intellectual and religious movements of the pre-Revolutionary era.

      Scores of novelists and playwrights have explored the stories of Aaron Burr. I was amazed to discover that his achievements and failures had appealed to such diverse writers as Eudora Welty and James Thurber, both of whom wrote short stories about him. Yesterday, brought two more examples of Burr’s appeal to the literary imagination. Aaron Burr and the American Literary Imagination by Charles Nolan: The Popular Mood of Pre-Civil War America by Lewis O. Saum: The Essays of Mark Van Doren, (Contributions in American Studies) by Mark Van Doren: Touching Base: Professional Baseball and American Culture in the Progressive Era (Sport and Society) by Steven A.


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Aaron Burr Jr. (February 6, – Septem ) was an American politician and lawyer. He was the third vice president of the United States (–), serving during President Thomas Jefferson's first term. Burr served as a Continental Army officer in the American Revolutionary War, after which he became a successful lawyer and politician.

He was elected twice to the New York President: Thomas Jefferson. Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library New York, NY Papers: 19 items. Letters and documents.

Additional Papers: Correspondence in the Jay family papers, ; typewritten copies of letters between Burr and Alexander Hamilton and their seconds, preceding their duel, in Frank Monaghan papers, ca., ; and in Alfred C. Berol collection. The title of Michael Drexler and Ed White’s recent collaboration, The Traumatic Colonel: The Founding Fathers, Slavery, and the Phantasmatic Aaron Burr, begins with a brilliant pun on psychoanalytic theorist Jacques Lacan’s concept of the traumatic kernel of the real—an irreducible presence that initiates desire and continually eludes all our efforts to understand or symbolize it.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Contributions in American Studies: Aaron Burr and the American Literary Imagination. (Hardcover) at A multifaceted portrait of the early American republic as seen through the lens of the Burr Conspiracy.

In andAaron Burr, former vice president of the newly formed American republic, traveled through the Trans-Appalachian West gathering support for a mysterious enterprise, for which he was arrested and tried for treason in Cited by: 1.

The Burr-Hamilton rivalry had haunted the imagination of the city long before Miranda got to it, of course, occasioning in these pages James Thurber’s great story “A Friend to Alexander. "Were he to read a book, the President of the United States might profit­ably begin with James E.

Lewis’s The Burr Conspiracy, an authoritative account of the tortured relationship between intelligence and executive power."—Edward G.

Gray, Times Literary Supplement "Lucid prose and careful notes make this text one that will interest both scholars of early nationalism and readers simply.

William Carlos Williams was not a historian, but he was fascinated by the texture of American history. Beginning with Columbus's discovery of the Indies and moving on through Sir Walter Raleigh, Cotton Mather, Daniel Boone, George Washington, Ben Franklin, Aaron Burr, Edgar Allan Poe, and Abraham Lincoln, Williams found in the fabric of familiar episodes new shades of meaning and /5(2).

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Simon & Schuster will release my new book on October 4: American Emperor: Aaron Burr’s Challenge to Jefferson’s America. The book explores the story of Burr’s audacious “Western conspiracy,” which involved an invasion of Mexico and Florida, or an insurrection in New Orleans, or the secession of the Western Read More.

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Bixby, ed. Specialization: early and 19th century American literature, literary theory, slavery and resistance in the Americas The Traumatic Colonel: The Founding Fathers, Slavery, and the Phantasmatic Aaron Burr, NYU Press, "Leonora Sansay's Anatopic Imagination," in Urban Identity and the Atlantic.The Literary Imagination: Studies in Dante, Chaucer, and Shakespeare by Derek Traversi.

Univ of Delaware Pr. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.

Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library.The first volume of Lomask's biography of Aaron Burr, covering his life through the disastrous Hamilton duel, was merely uninspired; the second volume, which focuses on the so-called Burr Conspiracy, founders altogether—notwithstanding the incorporation of much-publicized new evidence.

What Burr intended, after his political eclipse&#;whether to liberate Spanish-held Mexico, to set.