DREAMERS OF DREAMS by Holbrook Jackson

DREAMERS OF DREAMS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

An interesting juxtaposition of three English and three American figures -- Carlyle, Ruskin, Morris, Emerson, Thoreau and Whitman -- which underlines their sympathies, their interlocking influence. This surveys their political and social thinking, traces the flow of ideas from one to the other, and analyzes the degree of their enlightenment against the general opinions of their times. It makes provocative reading and offers a pattern of trends, in its picture of the development of progressive thought and humane writing. For the student, not only of literature, but of social studies.

Pub Date: Jan. 20th, 1949
Publisher: Farrar, Straus