ECU Libraries Catalog

From The way to wealth to The gospel of wealth : the transformation in the concept of success in American literature from Benjamin Franklin to Theodore Dreiser / Zennure Köseman.

Author/creator Köseman, Zennure
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoBethesda : Academica Press,
Descriptionx, 191 p. ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Subject(s)
Portion of title Transformation in the concept of success in American literature from Benjamin Franklin to Theodore Dreiser
Contents The way to success in the late colonial era, early American Republic, and the romantic period ; The meaning of success; Means of achieving success; Self-reliance; Ethical behavior -- The means and meaning of rags to riches during the Reconstruction era. Social and historical developments in American society after the Civil War; Horatio Alger: ragged Dick: or street life in New York; Success redefined; Means of achieving success; Reliance on chance; Marginalization of ethical behavior -- The gospel of success in the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era; Success reformulated; Means of achieving success; Reliance on and acceptance by others; Moral demise -- Conclusion.
General noteBased on the author's thesis.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [175]-186) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2012025974
ISBN9781936320523 (hbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN1936320525 (hbk. : alk. paper)

Available Items

Library Location Call Number Status Item Actions
Electronic Resources Access Content Online ✔ Available