This book reexamines the literary and intellectual war Timothy Dwight waged against the forces of "infidelity". It focuses on the verse satire of The Triumph of Infidelity that launched his campiagn and, Colin Wells argues, the key to recovering the deeper meaning of the threat of infidelity in the early years of the American Republic. The book also features the first modern, annotated edition of this important but long-overlooked poem.
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