Free Time: The Forgotten American Dream

Free Time: The Forgotten American Dream

Benjamin Hunnicutt


Has the "American Dream" turn into an unrealistic utopian myth, or have we easily forgotten what we're operating for? In his topical booklet, Free Time, Benjamin Kline Hunnicutt examines the best way that development, as soon as outlined as extra of the great things in existence in addition to extra loose time to get pleasure from them, has end up understood in basic terms as financial progress and extra paintings, forevermore.

Hunnicutt offers an incisive highbrow, cultural, and political background of the unique "American Dream" from the colonial days to the current. Taking his cue from Walt Whitman's "higher progress," he follows the lines of that dream, cataloging the myriad voices that ready for and lived in a gap "realm of freedom."

Free Time reminds americans of the forgotten, better part of the "American Dream"-that a growing number of of our lives will be lived freely, with an enriching family members existence, with extra time to get pleasure from nature, friendship, and the adventures of the brain and of the spirit.

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