States of Perfect Freedom: Autobiography and American Political Thought

By Philip Abbott | Go to book overview

INDEX
Adams, Charles, 135-36
Adams, Henry: childhood of, 132-35, 137, 140-41; conversion and, 131; crack-up of, 193; destiny of, 30, 133-34; Esther, 138; "The 'Independents' in the Canvass," 20; and Mary, 140; as outsider, 194; sermonic tradition and, 15-16, 19; state of nature and, 131, 137-38
Adams, John Quincy, 133-34, 135-36, 193
Addams, Jane: childhood of, 160-61, 169-71; conversion of, 171-72, 188-89; "A Modern Lear," 179-80; nationalism and, 185; as outsider, 194; reform and, 16, 22, 172-76, 179; self-realization of, 185; sermonic tradition in, 19, 21; "The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets," 21
American Hunger ( Wright), 150-51
Autobiography and Other Writings ( Franklin), 27-57, 185
Autobiography of Malcolm X ( Malcolm X), 27-57
Bentley, Elizabeth, 94, 105
Black Boy ( Wright), 146-47
Black Panthers, 28
Boorstin, Daniel, 5, 11, 16
Brooks, Van Wyck, 140
Buckley, William, 110
Cameron, Carter, 121, 123
Camus, Albert, 118, 121, 124
Cape Cod (Thoreau), 62, 73, 81-89
Carmichael, Stokely, 34
Carnegie, Andrew, 79
Chambers, Whittaker: communism and, 93-110, 188-89; conversion of, 98-104, 106, 188; HUAC testimony of, 93, 95; as informer, 109; "A Letter to My Children," 20-21; as outsider, 109, 194; sermonic tradition and, 19
Childhood: and Henry Adams, 132-37, 141; Jane Addams and, 160, 169- 71; in feminism, 159; and Franklin, 30; Gilman and, 160-62, 168; Hellman and, 110; and Hoffman, 30-31; Malcolm X and, 30; pastoral/ state of nature, 129-31, 142, 153- 54, 194-95; of Steffens, 141-43; Wright and, 146-48
Children's Hour, The ( Hellman), 114
Christian narrative, 15, 17, 41; Franklin and, 27; Steffens and, 141
Civil War literature, 16-17
Cold Friday (Chambers), 110
Communism: Chambers and, 93- 94, 97-98; Gilman and, 168-69; Dashiel Hammett and, 115; Hellman and, 95-100, 111-12, 118- 19; Steffens and, 145; Wright and, 151-52
Communist party: Chambers and, 93- 95, 102-6; and Dashiel Hammett, 115, 118-20; Hellman and, 99-100, 111-12, 118-19; Steffens and, 145; and Wright, 146, 151-52
Conversion experience: Henry Adams and, 131; Jane Addams and, 169-70; Chambers and, 100-106, 188, 192; Scott Fitzgerald and, 192; Franklin and, 41-44, 55-56, 187, 192; Gilman and, 162-67; Hellman and, 112-13, 188, 192; and Hoffman, 50-52, 56-57, 187-92; Malcolm X and, 46, 50, 55-56, 187, 192; of

-209-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
States of Perfect Freedom: Autobiography and American Political Thought
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents ix
  • Preface xi
  • Chapter One - Introduction 3
  • Chapter Two - Hustling 25
  • Chapter Three - Redeeming Henry David Thoreau 59
  • Chapter Four - Judging 91
  • Chapter Five - Remembering 125
  • Chapter Six - Reforming 157
  • Chapter Seven - Conclusion 183
  • Notes 197
  • Index 209
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this book
  • Bookmarks
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
/ 212

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.