Table of contents for Beyond practical virtue : a defense of liberal democracy through literature / Joel A. Johnson.

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Preface ix
Abbreviations 00
Introduction 1
1. The Aesthetic Critique of Democratic Liberty 00
2. Democratic Liberation 00
3. The Democratic Struggle and Individual Development 00
4. Individual Development and the Public Sphere 00
Conclusion 00
Bibliography 00
Index 00

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Liberalism in literature.
Democracy in literature.
Individualism in literature.
Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 -- Criticism and interpretation.