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Randolph Bourne - American Writers 60

Randolph Bourne - American Writers 60: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1966
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
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    Randolph Bourne - American Writers 60
    Book Description:

    Randolph Bourne. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5225-9
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. Randolph Bourne
    (pp. 5-46)

    The brief career of Randolph Bourne began in 1911 when he published in theAtlantic Monthlya rejoinder to one of those perennial animadversions on the younger generation. In its February issue the magazine had featured “A Letter to the Rising Generation” by Cornelia Comer, a frequent contributor. Adopting a Roman sternness and a sarcastic religious voice, she censured the young men of good families for abandoning the ways of their fathers. She knew that new conditions would not produce the sort of men the old conditions had, that the rising generation had been “conceived in uncertainty [and] brought forth...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 47-48)