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American Men of Letters (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Their Nature and Nurture Edwin Leavitt Clarke

American Men of Letters (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Their Nature and Nurture

Edwin Leavitt Clarke

Published February 1st 2012
ISBN : 9781411455511
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177 pages
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This 1916 book summarizes the authors sociological research--attempting to trace the origin of literary genius. Inspired by Sir Francis Galtons previous study of scientists, the author considered a thousand American writers born before 1851 inMoreThis 1916 book summarizes the authors sociological research--attempting to trace the origin of literary genius. Inspired by Sir Francis Galtons previous study of scientists, the author considered a thousand American writers born before 1851 in terms of background and social status. He then argues for a middle course between nature and nurture.