American thought and religious typology /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Brumm, Ursula
Format: Book
Published: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [1970]
Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. Presuppositions: The problem
  • Definitions
  • Typology and its significance
  • pt. 2. The American Puritans: their forms of thought and their way of interpreting the world: Samuel and Cotton Mather
  • Edward Taylor's meditations on the Lord's Supper
  • Jonathan Edwards and Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • pt. 3. The heirs of the Puritans and their literary works: Nathaniel Hawthorne: The problem of allegory ; The cyclical view of history
  • Herman Melville: "The lexicon of holy writ" ; The terminology of the symbolic connections
  • Christ and Adam as "figures" in American literature.