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George Santayana - American Writers 100

George Santayana - American Writers 100: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

NEWTON P. STALLKNECHT
Copyright Date: 1971
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5749/j.cttttw76
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    George Santayana - American Writers 100
    Book Description:

    George Santayana. 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: 978-0-8166-5237-2
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. George Santayana
    (pp. 5-45)

    Despite his firm and well-deserved reputation as a man of letters, George Santayana will be remembered, as he himself would have wished, primarily as a philosopher. This is not because his more strictly theoretical studies overshadow his other writings. It is rather that his memorable achievements as a poet and as a novelist, as a literary critic and as an observer of modern life, are throughout philosophical in spirit. Indeed everything that he touched seemed to turn to philosophy; and it is for his comprehension, his patient and persistent thoughtfulness, usually unmoved by the pressure of contemporary opinion, that we...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 46-48)