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    Robert Dawidoff,George Santayana
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    University of Nebraska Press (May 1, 1998)
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Santayana, George, 1863-1952; Wilson, Douglas L. (Douglas Lawson), 1935- e. Young Sammy's first wild oats. The genteel tradition in American philosophy. (Douglas Lawson), 1935- ed. Publication date. Shakespeare: Made in America. Genteel American poetry. The moral background. Philosophical opinion in America. Materialism and idealism in America. Marginal notes on civilization in the United States.

Santayana's views on religion are outlined in his books Reason in Religion, The . Little Essays, Drawn From the Writings of George Santayana. The Genteel Tradition: Nine Essays by George Santayana. Douglas L. Wilson, ed. 1967.

Santayana's views on religion are outlined in his books Reason in Religion, The Idea of Christ in the Gospels, and Interpretations of Poetry and Religion. Santayana described himself as an "aesthetic Catholic. by Logan Pearsall Smith, With the Collaboration of the Author. Soliloquies in England and Later Soliloquies. George Santayana's America: Essays on Literature and Culture.

Viewing James's and Santayana's attitudes toward their homosexuality as affecting their views of American society, Dawidoff examines this significant and overlooked element in the American intellectual and cultural mix. Dawidoff also includes powerful new readings of Adams's Democracy. Dawidoff also includes powerful new readings of Adams's Democracy and James's The Ambassadors and discusses Santayana's Americanist essays. In his foreward, Alan Trachtenberg notes the taboo that seems to have fallen over the word democracy

GENTEEL TRADITIONThe term "genteel tradition" was coined by George .

Source for information on Genteel Tradition: American History Through Literature 1870-1920 dictionary .

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Genteel Tradition: Nine Essays Hardcover – 1 September 1968. Do the europeans not strive -in their own way- for the "genteel"? Of course, but Santayana writes beautifully, critically and with timeless validity.

Dawidoff also includes powerful new readings of Adams's Democracy and James's The Ambassadors and discusses Santayana's Americanist essays. Chapter Four - George Santayana and the Genteel Tradition 142. Conclusion 194. Notes 201. In his foreward, Alan Trachtenberg notes the "taboo" that seems to have fallen over the word democracy. It is rarely encountered anymore in humanistic studies," he says, " snubbed in favor of gender, class, race, region.

For the historian and the scholar this work presents a collection of all the essays published by Santayana pertinent to the theme. Some of the essays are well known, such as ‘The Genteel Tradition in American Philosophy’, the ‘Genteel Tradition at Bay’ and ‘The Moral Background’ and they have frequently appeared in different publications.

George Santayana probably did more than anyone except Alexis de Tocqueville to shape the critical view of American culture. The great philosopher and writer coined the phrase “genteel tradition,” introducing it to a California audience in 1911. The phrase caught fire, giving a name to the culture of the republic.

Santayana’s address appears in this collection of influential essays about the country he lived in from 1872 to 1912. Because he remained European in spirit, the Spaniard brought a sharp detachment to his observations. He points out the American split between thought and action, theory and practice, the traditional and the modern, the arts and business, the high-brow and the popular. He also examines the excessive moralism in national life, which baffles Europeans. These nine essays touch on American idealism and materialism and American endeavor, sacred and profane.


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Do the europeans not strive -in their own way- for the "genteel"? Of course, but Santayana writes beautifully, critically and with timeless validity.