The life and times of Cotton Mather

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Harper & Row, 1984 - Biography & Autobiography - 479 pages
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A biography of a man who influenced the thought and conduct of Colonial America.

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Contents

COTTONUS MATHERUS
1
MR COTTON MATHER
53
THE REVEREND COTTON MATHER
191
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A specialist in American culture and literature, Silverman received a Pulitzer Prize in biography and a Bancroft Prize in American history, both in 1985, for The Life and Times of Cotton Mather (1984). His most recent biography is a psychological portrait of Edgar Allan Poe. Critics have consistently noted Silverman's masterful range and his skill at presenting his figures as complex human beings of great depth.

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