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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 19 citing The Poetics of Transition: Emerson, Pragmatism, & American Literary Modernism. 

A Natural History of Pragmatism: The Fact of Feeling from Jonathan Edwards ...

Joan Richardson - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 327 pages
Joan Richardson provides a fascinating and compelling account of the emergence of the quintessential American philosophy: pragmatism. She demonstrates pragmatism's engagement ...
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Beautiful Enemies: Friendship and Postwar American Poetry

Andrew Epstein - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 359 pages
By focusing on the work and interrelations of some of the most important and influential postmodernist American poets, this work offers a new interpretation of the peculiar ...
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Beautiful Enemies : Friendship and Postwar American Poetry: Friendship and ...

Department of English Florida State University Andrew Epstein Associate Professor - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 376 pages
Although it has long been commonplace to imagine the archetypal American poet singing a solitary "Song of Myself," much of the most enduring American poetry has actually been ...
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Coleridge and Emerson: A Complex Affinity

Sanja Sostaric - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 364 pages
This work elaborates R. W. Emerson s modification of S. T. Coleridge s central philosophical-aesthetic notions, such as imagination, reason, genius and symbol. Although Kant s ...
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Coleridge and Emerson: A Complex Affinity

Sanja Sostaric - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 364 pages
This work elaborates R. W. Emerson s modification of S. T. Coleridge s central philosophical-aesthetic notions, such as imagination, reason, genius and symbol. Although Kant s ...
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Creating the Culture of Reform in Antebellum America

T. Gregory Garvey - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 280 pages
In this study, T. Gregory Garvey illustrates how activists and reformers claimed the instruments of mass media to create a freestanding culture of reform that enabled voices ...
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Disciplining English: Alternative Histories, Critical Perspectives

David R. Shumway, Craig Dionne - Education - 2012 - 237 pages
Offers historical and present-day perspectives on what English departments do, and how and why they do it.
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Emerson's Life in Science: The Culture of Truth

Laura Dassow Walls - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 280 pages
Ralph Waldo Emerson has traditionally been cast as a dreamer and a mystic, concerned with the ideals of transcendentalism rather than the realities of contemporary science and ...
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