Published July 1982
by Institute for Southern Studies .
Written in English
|Contributions||Marc Miller (Editor), Barbara Neely (Editor), Bob Hall (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||80|
In American Heretic, Dean Grodzins offers a compelling account of the remarkable first phase of Parker's career, when this complex man—charismatic yet awkward, brave yet insecure—rose from poverty and obscurity to fame and notoriety as a Transcendentalist prophet. Grodzins reveals hitherto hidden facets of Parker's life, including his love for a woman who was not his wife, and presents fresh . In American Heretic, Dean Grodzins offers a compelling account of the remarkable first phase of Parker's career, when this complex man--charismatic yet awkward, brave yet insecure--rose from poverty and obscurity to fame and notoriety as a Transcendentalist prophet. American Heretic may be one of the most engaging and exciting biographies I have ever read, and they number in the hundreds. The author commands his material completely, but more importantly he allows us entry into the workings of Parker's mind and heart, employing entirely lucid prose that is a joy to read. Robert Elder is an assistant professor of history at Baylor University, where his research focuses on the American South, and the author of The Sacred Mirror: Evangelicalism, Honor, and Identity in the American South, He holds a PhD from Emory University and lives in Waco, Texas.
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