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American Character and Other Essays e-book

Author:

John Erskine

Language:

English

Category:

Fiction

Subcategory:

Essays & Correspondence

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1215 kb

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Rating:

4.2

Publisher:

Kessinger Publishing, LLC (July 25, 2007)

Pages:

432

ISBN:

0548148872

American Character and Other Essays e-book

by John Erskine


John Erskine (October 5, 1879 – June 2, 1951) was an American educator and author, pianist and composer.

John Erskine (October 5, 1879 – June 2, 1951) was an American educator and author, pianist and composer. He was an English professor at Amherst College from 1903 to 1909, followed by Columbia University from 1909 and 1937. During his tenure at Columbia University he formulated the General Honors Course-responsible for inspiring the influential Great Books movement. He published over 100 books, novels, criticism, and essays including his most important essay, The Moral Obligation to Be Intelligent (1915).

Erskine, John, 1879-1951. Book digitized by Google from the library of University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Bibliography: p. 251-252 Franklin, Brockden, Brown, and Irving. James Fenimore Cooper. Edgar Allen Po. The transcendentalists. The New England Poets. Harriet Beecher Stowe. Bret Harte and Mark Twain. MoreLess Show More Show Less.

Author Index: Er. John Erskine (1879–1951). Penelope's Man (1928).

What character traits do we esteem? . Other essays in the book are unnoteworthy. He published over 100 books, novel, criticism, essays John Erskine (October 5, 1879 – June 2, 1951) was an American educator and author, pianist and composer.

What character traits do we esteem? Not what character traits do we profess to esteem, but for which ones do we daily strive? Of course, this is a difficult question to answer because individuals differ. He was first an English professor at Amherst College from 1903 to 1909, followed by Columbia University from 1909 and 1937, during his tenure he formulated the General Honors Course, which later founded the influential Great Books movement.

Rev John Erskine DD (1721–1803), the Scottish theologian, was born near Dunfermline at Carnock on 2 June 1721

Rev John Erskine DD (1721–1803), the Scottish theologian, was born near Dunfermline at Carnock on 2 June 1721. His father was the great Scottish jurist John Erskine of Carnock and his grandfather was Colonel John Erskine of Cardross who had been in William of Orange's army when it invaded England in the Glorious Revolution of 1688. He was born on 2 June 1721 in Fife.

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John Erskine (October 5, 1879 – June 2, 1951) was an American educator and author, pianist and composer

John Erskine (October 5, 1879 – June 2, 1951) was an American educator and author, pianist and composer. He published over 100 books, novels, criticism, essays including his most important essay, The Moral Obligation to Be Intelligent (1915). Early life and education 1.

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Essays by famous American writers aim to prepare students for the potential career challenges associated with writing. Famous American authors who have introduced world’s best novels accomplished popular essays. Some of them describe one’s life. Other famous American writers represent native history of that time. 19th century was especially rich for the great essays. A great essay can be more distinguished than a good novel.

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