Confederate General from Big Sur Summary
Richard Brautigan

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Confederate General from Big Sur Summary

Brautigan believes that each self should ideally be judged outside of history, and he recognizes that people, like Lee Mellon with his dreams of the Confederacy, can be inappropriate to their historical situation. Confederate General from Big Sur explores the possibility of transcending history, but the novel shows that even if one can transcend history, one cannot escape moral ambiguity. This version of the American theme of freedom derives from eastern thought with...

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