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American Ambitions

Monroe K. Spears

American Ambitions

Selected Essays on Literary and Cultural Themes

by Monroe K. Spears

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Published by Story Line Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Essays,
  • Literary Collections / Essays,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9864063M
    ISBN 101885266618
    ISBN 109781885266613
    OCLC/WorldCa228384307

      A new essay collection explores the ways American women are taught to dream very big, and expect very little. is a pervasive sense of ambition fatigue. The book.   valiant ambition george washington, benedict arnold, and the fate of the american revolution by nathaniel philbrick ‧ release date:

      Ambition “Ambition” is a difficult trait to pin down because it is so human: On the one hand, we want to reward ambition, yet on the other hand, we want to warn against it. Literature, especially, has taken the latter interesting approach to examining ambition; however, the term itself was originally relatively neutral, coming from Continue reading Literary Themes Ambition.   In addition the author argues that reconstituting ambition as a virtue was a necessary precondition of the American republic. The book suggests that even in the twenty-first century, ambition has never fully lost its ties to vice and continues to exhibit a dual nature, positive or negative depending upon the ends, the means, and the individual.

      Writing most often from the Dominican American perspective, as a poet, essayist and prolific author of both adult and children’s books Alvarez Author: Kristen Millares Young. Trump Revealed: An American Journey of Ambition, Ego, Money, and Power is a biography of Donald Trump, written by Michael Kranish and Marc was first published in in hardcover format by was released in ebook format that year and paperback format in under the title Trump Revealed: The Definitive Biography of the 45th her: Scribner, Simon & Schuster.


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