Charles Rzepka, 21 March 1991
Show More The Puritan-Provincial Vision: Scottish and American Literature in the 19th Century by Susan Manning.
Cambridge, 270 pp., £32.50, May 1990, 0 521 37237 2Show More
“... of a puritan-provincial ‘state of mind’ in tales that closely resemble my dream narrative. Susan Manning argues that themes of the pursuer becoming the pursued, of self-mirroring and doubling, of pilgrimages and impenetrable ‘centres’, are, in a special sense, Calvinistic, and reflect religious influences peculiarly strong in Scottish and ...”