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The Life and Undeath of Autonomy in American Literature

Geoff Hamilton
Format
Book
Published
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2014.
Language
English
ISBN
9780813935287 (cloth : acid-free paper), 0813935288 (cloth : acid-free paper), 9780813935294 (pbk. : acid-free paper), 0813935296 (pbk. : acid-free paper), 9780813935300 (e-book)
Contents
  • The birth and growth of autonomy in ancient Greece
  • Eunomia's rebirth in America
  • The mythic frontiersman
  • The deified self
  • Isolates and outlaws
  • Self-pasture's bloody meridian
  • Hyper-autonomy
  • Epilogue: Autonomy's post-human denouement.
Description
152 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original tan cloth. Gift of the University of Virginia Press, April, 2014.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
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