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Title Benjamin Franklin, Jonathan Edwards, and the representation of American culture / edited by Barbara B. Oberg, Harry S. Stout.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.

Subject Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Edwards, Jonathan, 1703-1758 -- Criticism and interpretation.
American prose literature -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- History and criticism.
American prose literature -- History and criticism.
Language and culture -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
National characteristics, American, in literature.
United States -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
English prose
United States
Alt Name Oberg, Barbara.
Stout, Harry S.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 230 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contributors; 1. Introduction; MIND; 2. Religious Affections and Religious Affectations: Antinomianism and Hypocrisy in the Writings of Edwards and Franklin; 3. Enlightenment and Awakening in Edwards and Franklin; 4. The Nature of True -- and Useful -- Virtue: From Edwards to Franklin; 5. "A Wall Between Them Up to Heaven": Jonathan Edwards and Benjamin Franklin; 6. Franklin, Edwards, and the Problem of Human Nature; CULTURE; 7. The Two Cultures in Eighteenth-Century America; 8. The Laughter of One: Sweetness and Light in Franklin and Edwards.
Summary This is an interdisciplinary collection of comparative essays which looks at aspects of the thought of Edwards and Franklin and considers their places in American culture.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0195344871
9780195344875
9780195344875 (electronic bk.)
9780195077759 (acid-free paper)
019507775X (acid-free paper)
019507775X (acid-free paper)
OCLC # 191935768
Additional Format Print version: Benjamin Franklin, Jonathan Edwards, and the representation of American culture. New York : Oxford University Press, 1993 (DLC) 92034327