Philip F. Gura

Philip F. Gura
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Philip F. Gura is the William S. Newman Distinguished Professor of American Literature and Culture at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of American Transcendentalism: A History, which was a finalist for the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award in nonfiction, among many other books on American cultural history.


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Truth's Ragged Edge

Philip F. Gura
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

From the acclaimed cultural historian Philip F. Gura comes Truth’s Ragged Edge, a comprehensive and original history of the American novel’s first century....


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American Transcendentalism

Philip F. Gura
Hill and Wang

American Transcendentalism is a sweeping narrative history of America’s first group of public intellectuals, the men and women who defined American literature...


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Jonathan Edwards

Philip F. Gura
Hill and Wang

An important new biography of America's founding religious father. Jonathan Edwards was America's most influential evangelical, whose revivals of the 1730s...


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