Just Words: Moralism and Metalanguage in Twentieth-Century French Fiction

Just Words: Moralism and Metalanguage in Twentieth-Century French Fiction

by Robert W. Greene

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""Given the importance of the Pennsylvania story to the development of religious liberty in America, it is surprising-as J. William Frost notes-that this story has received so little attention. Here, at last, we have the vital narrative offered in impressive and illuminating detail.""
-Edwin S. Gaustad, American Historical Review

""William Penn incorporated his concept of religious liberty into the new commonwealth, but succeeding generations of Pennsylvanians have modified his beliefs and practices. [Frost] has written a comprehensive, scholarly volume tracing the changes from the time of Penn to the Civil War period, with an epilogue that describes the creation of a new approach to religious liberty by the federal courts in the years since World War II.""
-Edwin B. Bronner, Journal of American History

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780271026381
Publisher: Penn State University Press
Publication date: 03/02/2006
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Robert W. Greene is Professor of French Studies at the State University of New York, Albany, and author of The Poetic Theory of Pierre Reverdy (1967) and Six French Poets of Our Time (1979).

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