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Reconstituting the American renaissance

Emerson, Whitman, and the politics of representation

by Jay Grossman

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 -- Political and social views,
    • Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Political and social views,
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
    • Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Representative government and representation -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Representative government and representation in literature,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-261) and index.

      StatementJay Grossman.
      SeriesNew Americanists
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS217.P64 G76 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 273 p. :
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3577455M
      ISBN 100822331292, 0822331160
      LC Control Number2002153878

      The term American Renaissance designates a period in our nation's history when the literary "classics" appeared—works "original" enough to mark a beginning for America's literary history. But the American Renaissance, Donald Pease argues in his introduction, does not belong to the nation's secular history so much as it denotes a rebirth from it: "Independent of the time ke/5(7). I had to read this for an "American Renaissance" class I was taking for school. It was interesting to read about the time period and the American authors that really forged the way for literature and poetry in America. However, I would say it was a particularly exciting book to read/5(4).

      Kenneth Lincoln’s Native American Renaissance has the distinction of naming the era in American Indian literature that followed N. Scott Momaday’s Pulitzer Prize for his novel House Made of Dawn, and Lincoln’s designation of this era as a renaissance continues to shape the scholarship in the speak of pre-renaissance and post-renaissance literature and of first and second. Reconstituting the American Renaissance: Emerson, Whitman, and the Politics of Representation (Duke University Press Books, ) Breaking Bounds: Whitman and American Cultural Studies (co-editor, Oxford University Press, ).

      American Literature has been regarded since its inception as the preeminent periodical in its field. Each issue contains articles covering the works of several American authors--from colonial to contemporary--as well as an extensive book review section; a "Brief Mention" section that offers citations of new editions and reprints, collections, anthologies, and other professional books; and an. The legacy of Emerson, Thoreau, and Whitman is central to the American character. These resources explore that legacy, with special attention to intercultural resonances. Walden and Beyond. With Thoreau's Walden as a guide, the first Ikeda Forum () explored connections between American Transcendentalism and Eastern wisdom traditions. Read».


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