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Thoreau and Emerson. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers.
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Thoreau and his audience. Thoreau in his Journal.
The Maine Woods. A wild rank place Thoreaus Cape Cod.
Thoreaus later natural history writings. Thoreau and the natural environment. Thoreau and reform. Samenvatting It is increasingly commonplace to find scholars who circle back to Ralph Waldo Emerson and his intellectual heirs as a way of better understanding contemporary social and aesthetic contexts. Why does Emerson's cultural legacy continue to influence writers so forcefully?
In this innovative study, Randall Fuller examines the way pivotal twentieth-century critics have understood and deployed Emerson as part of their own larger projects aimed at reconceiving America. Matthiessen, and Sacvan Bercovitch along with other supporting thinkers. An engaging institutional history of American literary studies in the twentieth century, Emerson's Ghosts reveals the unexpected convergent forces that have shaped American cultural history in lasting ways. Toon meer Toon minder. Recensie s In Emerson's Ghosts Randall Fuller remaps American criticism, showing persuasively how Emerson has haunted Americanist critics with his vision of a public intellectual who can speak with authority and influence to his culture.
Emerson's scholar offered a divided culture a promise of unity and just purpose, an achievement that critics such as Van Wyck Brooks, F.
Matthiessen, Perry Miller and Sacvan Bercovitch have both distrusted and desired. Emerson's Ghosts is an important contribution to Emerson studies, and a perceptive identification of one of the most influential lines of analysis of United States culture as a whole.
His illuminating reading of Emerson's The American Scholar, demonstrates why he believes that essay has structured the fields of American literary criticism and American studies and inspired every generation of Americanists. In careful studies of the work of Van Wyck Brooks, F.
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O Mattthiessen, Perry Miller, and Sacvan Bercovitch, and others, Fuller shows how critics have interpreted Emerson and applied his thought and belief in the potential of literature to shape and change American culture and society. This is an important and exciting accomplishment. Its case studies embrace both public intellectuals and professors who helped to define what we do when we do American Studies.
Deeply researched, eloquently written, and without cant, this book establishes Randall Fuller as someone to hear more from. Reviews Schrijf een review.
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