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The Death Of Adam

By Robinson, Marilynne




In the tradition of nineteenth-century novelists who turned to the essay, Marilynne Robinson offers a beautiful and authoritative approach to refining the ideas our culture has handed down to us. Whether considering how the McGuffey readers were inspired by midwestern abolitionists; how creationism, "long owned by the Religious Right," has spurred on contemporary Darwinism; or how John Calvin, who was a Frenchman in Geneva, points to America's continental origins, Robinson writes with great conviction. Her essays are filled with the excitement of discovery. "Who can imagine how the things we call ideas live in the world," she writes, "or how they change, or how they perish, or how they can be renewed." In these ten essays, Marilynne Robinson brilliantly addresses subjects that have become the territory of specialists - religion, history, the state of society. The writing is "contrarian in method and spirit," as she states in her introduction, but "Who can imagine how the things we call ideas live in the world, or how they change, or how they perish, or how they can be renewed?" In the tradition of nineteenth-century novelists who turned to the essay, Marilynne Robinson offers a beautiful and authoritative approach to refining the ideas our culture has handed down to us. Whether considering how the McGuffey readers were inspired by Midwestern abolitionists; how Creationism, "long owned by the Religious Right," has spurred on contemporary Darwinism; or how John Calvin, who was a Frenchman in Geneva, points to America's continental origins, Robinson writes meticulously and with great conviction. Her essays are filled with the excitement of discovery.


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The Death of Adam.

Robinson, Marilynne

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998. First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Warmly inscribed by Marilynne Robinson on the half title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. In this award-winning collection, Marilynne Robinson offers other ways of thinking about history, religion, and society. Whether rescuing "Calvinism" and its creator Jean Calvin from the repressive "puritan" stereotype, or considering how the McGuffey readers were inspired by Midwestern abolitionists, or the divide between the Bible and Darwinism, Robinson repeatedly sends her reader back to the primary texts that are central to the development of American culture but little read or acknowledged today. A passionate and provocative celebration of ideas, the old arts of civilization, and life's mystery, The Death of Adam is, in the words of Robert D. Richardson, Jr., "a grand, sweeping, blazing, brilliant, life-changing book."

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THE DEATH OF ADAM

ROBINSON, MARILYNNE

BOSTON, MA: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN CO. FINE IN FINE DUST JACKET. PUB 1998. FIRST EDITION. HARDCOVER. AUTHOR'S THIRD BOOK . BOOK IS FINE WITHOUT ANY MARKS TO THE BINDING OR THE TEXT. D.J. IS FINE AND IS NOT PRICE-CLIPPED. A BEAUTIFUL CLEAN, BRIGHT, UNFADED COPY WITH NO REMAINDER MARK. .

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ROBINSON, Marilynne

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company / Mariner Books, 2004. Softcover. Fine. Second printing of the paperback edition. Fine in wrappers. Warmly Inscribed by Robinson to author Nicholas Delbanco.

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Marilynne Robinson

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Houghton Mifflin, 1998. Signed by the author on the title page, with no date or inscription. Clean and bright; no owners' marks; little spots of shelfwear at the spine heel of the hard cover, a line of laminate loss along the top left rear of the jacket, a small brown spot at the bottom of the front fixed endpaper reciprocated on the front free endpaper, and minor edgewear at top free corners and spine heel of dust jacket, otherwise excellent.. Signed by Author. First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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New York & Boston:: Houghton Mifflin,, 1998.. Very near fine in a like dustjacket.. First printing. The author's third book, a collection of ten essays, which address such subjects as religion, history, the state of society - among the ideas she considers are "how the McGuffey readers were inspired by Midwestern abolitionists; how Creationism, "long owned by the Religious Right," has spurred on contemporary Darwinism; or how John Calvin [which is how 17th century theologist Jean Cauvin is known to us], who was a Frenchman in Geneva, points to America's continental origins" Winner of the PEN/Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. 254 pp.

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Marilynne Robinson

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