Publisher SeriesWilliam E. Massey, Sr., Lectures in American Studies

One Writer's Beginnings by Eudora Welty 1,737 copies, 25 reviews1983
The American Newness: Culture and Politics in the Age of Emerson by Irving Howe 18 copies1986
God Land: Reflections on Religion and Nationalism by Conor Cruise O'Brien 10 copies1987
Highbrow/Lowbrow : The Emergence of Cultural Hierarchy in America by Lawrence Levine 338 copies, 3 reviews1988
Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination by Toni Morrison 1,405 copies, 17 reviews1990
Revolutions: Reflections on American Equality and Foreign Liberations by David Brion Davis 20 copies1990
Screening History by Gore Vidal 135 copies, 1 review1991
The Southern Tradition : The Achievement and Limitations of an American Conservatism by Eugene Genovese 93 copies, 1 review1993
The Dissent of the Governed : A Meditation on Law, Religion, and Loyalty by Stephen L. Carter 57 copies, 2 reviews1995
Writing Was Everything by Alfred Kazin 75 copies, 1 review1995
Achieving Our Country: Leftist Thought in Twentieth-Century America by Richard Rorty 458 copies, 6 reviews1997
The Real American Dream: A Meditation on Hope by Andrew Delbanco 113 copies, 1 review1999
Reporting the Universe by E. L. Doctorow 38 copies, 1 review2000
To Be the Poet by Maxine Hong Kingston 66 copies2000
Architecture as Signs and Systems: For a Mannerist Time by Robert Venturi 47 copies2004
Circles and Lines: The Shape of Life in Early America by John Demos 48 copies2004
Reshaping the Work-Family Debate: Why Men and Class Matter by Joan C. Williams 27 copies2008
Tiger Writing: Art, Culture, and the Interdependent Self by Gish Jen 40 copies, 3 reviews2012
Three Songs, Three Singers, Three Nations by Greil Marcus 20 copies2013
Just a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between by Linda Greenhouse 13 copies2015
Architecture as signs and systems : for a mannerist time by Robert Venturi 1 copy

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The William E. Massey, Sr., Lectures in American Studies (formerly the William E. Massey, Sr., Lectures in the History of American Civilization) at Harvard University have been endowed by an anonymous donor to honor Mr. Massey, the Virginia businessman and philanthropist. Mr. Massey was president of the Massey Foundation, a private philanthropic organization that supports cultural and educational institutions. (English, Publisher)

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English: William E. Massey, Sr. Lectures in the History of American Civilization