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American movement: Nature and civilization in Turner, Cooper, Twain, and Cather
American movement started from the Atlantic towards the frontier. Defining the frontier as "the meeting point between savagery and civilization," Frederick Jackson Turner bases it on the development of America in his ...
"He that is not with us is against us". Apocalypticism and millennialism in American literature and culture: 1630--1860
This dissertation examines the influence of apocalypticism in American literature and culture over the period 1630--1860. George W. Bush's rhetoric of war and imperial mission in the aftermath of September 11, 2001 serves ...