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Author Briggs, Ronald, 1975-

Title Tropes of enlightenment in the age of Bolívar : Simón Rodríguez and the American essay at Revolution / Ronald Briggs

Publ Info Nashville, Tenn. : Vanderbilt University Press, 2010
Edition First edition
 PC  F2235.5.R6 B75 2010    DUE 09-22-14
 RWU Main Library  F2235.5.R6 B75 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  F2235.5 R6 B75 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : a hemispheric insider takes the essay -- American asylum and the rhetoric of escape -- Harmony in new world nature and old world eyes -- Education, republican values, and intellectual independence -- The quest for a new world language -- The political and artistic avant-garde -- Conclusion : a hemisphere created for the page
LC subject Rodríguez, Simón, 1769-1854 -- Philosophy
Rodríguez, Simón, 1769-1854 -- Literary style
Latin America -- History -- Philosophy
ISBN 9780826516930 (cloth : alk. paper)
0826516939 (cloth : alk. paper)