History of a Literary Radical, and Other Essays

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A posthumous collection of Bourne's writing from publications such as The Atlantic Monthly and early issues of The New Republic, with a long introduction by his friend and colleague Van Wyck Brooks. Includes the influential and perennially relevant essay "Trans-National America" as well as a fragment from the autobiographical novel on which Bourne was working at the time of his death. - Summary by Ben Adams (8 hr 13 min)


Introduction 38:29 Read by Ben Adams
History of a Literary Radical 39:38 Read by Ben Adams
Our Cultural Humility 17:14 Read by Ben Adams
Six Portraits, part 1 43:44 Read by Ben Adams
Six Portraits, part 2 31:11 Read by Ben Adams
This Older Generation 26:31 Read by Ben Adams
A Mirror of the Middle West 15:00 Read by Greg Giordano
Ernest: or a Parent for a Day 43:16 Read by Meliora Dockery
On Discussion 10:46 Read by ktolber76
The Puritan's Will to Power 18:24 Read by Rita Boutros
The Immanence of Dostoevsky 8:46 Read by Greg Giordano
The Art of Theodore Dreister 16:10 Read by Rita Boutros
The Uses of Infallibility 30:04 Read by KHand
Impressions of Europe 54:25 Read by Henry K. Noble
Trans-National America 47:27 Read by sierasimone
Fragment of a Novel 52:05 Read by KHand