By Charles Brockden Brown
A terrifying account of the fallibility of the human brain and, by means of extension, of democracy itself, Wieland brilliantly displays the mental, social, and political issues of the early American republic. within the fragmentary sequel, Memoirs, Brown explores Carwin’s strange background as a manipulated disciple of the charismatic utopian Ludloe.
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Sugirtharajah’s The Bible and Empire; see also Daniell 417); and central to the story has been the American wilderness, a motif which early American literary authors leaned heavily on, as did the nation’s scholars, painters, politicians, and others. Harvard’s authority on the Puritans, and author of Errand into the Wilderness, Perry Miller focuses on the Calvinist assumption that permeated the nation’s mindset during its ﬁrst 200 years: our land is a reward, proof of God’s approval, but it is also dangerous and needs human control (Nature’s Nation 201).
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