Work of the Fellows: Monographs

Robert A. Ferguson, The American Enlightenment, 1750-1820

Ferguson, Robert A. (Fellow, 1994-95)

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1997

From the publisher's description:

This concise literary history of the American Enlightenment captures the varied and conflicting voices of religious and political conviction in the decades when the new nation was formed. Robert Ferguson’s trenchant interpretation yields new understanding of this pivotal period for American culture.

Subjects: History; Literature; Literary Criticism;; American Enlightenment; American Revolution; American Literature; American History; American Colonies;