Franklin

Existential America / George Cotkin.

Author/Creator:
Cotkin, George, 1950-
Publication:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 359 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Existentialism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Philosophy, American -- 20th century.
Contents:
Introduction
The 'drizzly November' of the American soul
Kierkegaard comes to America
A Kierkegaardian age of anxiety
The vogue of French existentialism
New York intellectuals and French existentialists
The canon of existentialism
'Cold rage' : Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison
Norman Mailer's existential errand
Robert Frank's existential vision
Camus's rebels
Existential feminists : Simon de Beauvoir and Betty Friedan
Conclusion : existentialism today and tomorrow.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-328) and index.
ISBN:
0801870372 (acid-free paper)
OCLC:
48507579
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