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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 3–30.
Published: 01 September 2006
...David M. Robinson Duke University Press 2006 Part I 1 Emerson, Thoreau, Fuller, and Transcendentalism David M. Robinson The sesquicentennial of the publication of Walden was a fruitful year for Thoreau studies, even as work associated with the Emerson bicen- tennial...
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American Literary Scholarship (2007) 2005 (1): 3–27.
Published: 01 September 2007
... work on Thoreau extended last year’s recogni- tions of the sesquicentennial of Walden, and substantial scholarship on Emerson continued apace, with a notable selection of Emerson’s lectures by Ronald A. Bosco and Joel Myerson and a number of new analyses of Emerson’s politics, ethics, and impact...
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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 3–20.
Published: 01 September 2016
... are enlivened by placing his ideas alongside their applications in national and transnational politics. A major trend in scholarship involves the quality of Henry David Thoreau’s scientific fieldwork, and interest- ing studies address the gendered dimensions of his Walden experiment. In a literary...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): 3–21.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... In “Places of Beginning: Topog- raphy and Renewal in Thoreau’s Walden and Douglass’s Narrative,” pp. 89–106 in Ingo Berensmeyer and Christoph Ehland, eds., Perspectives on Mobility (Rodopi), Klaus Benesch positions Walden Pond as a locus for new beginnings in the context of the more general 19th...
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American Literary Scholarship (2002) 2000 (1): 3–27.
Published: 01 September 2002
... after Walden, Fuller in New York and Italy, and Emer- son after ‘‘Experience This shift will be accelerated by William Rossi and Heather Kirk Thomas’s edition of the sixth volume of the Princeton edition of Thoreau’s Journal, Bradley P. Dean’s edition of Thoreau’s Wild Fruits, and Judith Mattson...
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American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 3–29.
Published: 01 September 2011
... to completion. ( Journal 8, ed. Sandra Harbert Petrulionis, appeared earlier [see AmLS 2002, pp. 12–13 During this period Thoreau took his second excursion to Maine and continued to work on the fifth and then sixth drafts of Walden. As with “Ktaadn” seven years before, upon returning from the woods he...
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American Literary Scholarship (2008) 2006 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 September 2008
... valuable results of the 2004 Walden sesquicentennial was the special issue of Nineteenth- Century Prose edited by Sandra Harbert Petrulionis and Laura Dassow Walls (see AmLS 2004, pp. 20–23), new essays that offered an important marker of critical issues in Walden after a century and a half...
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American Literary Scholarship (2004) 2002 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 September 2004
... works on Transcendentalism, most notably Dean Grodzins’s biography of Theodore Parker and Sandra Harbert Petrulionis’s edition of volume 8 of Thoreau’s Journal, encompassing 1854, the year of the publication of Walden. Also deserving particular attention are Gregg D. Crane’s important study...
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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): 3–22.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and David LaRocca’s edited collection, A Power to Translate the World: New Essays on Emerson and International Culture. The trend in contextualizing Thoreau and others in science studies has a remarkable boost in Richard B. Primack’s Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau’s Woods. Engage...
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American Literary Scholarship (2022) 2020 (1): 3–25.
Published: 01 September 2022
... Literature (Mass a rich study of the materiality of meaning during the era of rag paper production, traces Thoreau s response to the increasingly industrialized paper industry, noting that in both A Week and Walden Thoreau suggests that he can find more meaning in the page itself than through the figurative...
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American Literary Scholarship (2012) 2010 (1): 3–35.
Published: 01 September 2012
... with its political, commercial, and scientific interests, informed the first account of Cape Cod as well as Walden, not least the Pond survey he undertook in 1846. While Chura acknowledges a decided tension between Thoreau’s professional identity as a fixer of land boundaries and his inclination...
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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of the American future in Emerson’s ‘‘The Young Ameri- can’’ with the rise of American imperialism, exemplified by the filibuster William Walker. ii Thoreau a. Thoreau’s 19th-Century Contexts W. Barksdale Maynard’s informa- tive ‘‘Thoreau’s House at Walden’’ (Art Bulletin 81: 303–25) presents...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 September 2021
... West argues that childhood for Emerson is de ned by hope for self-reliance and self-ful llment while Ayn Rand sees only violence and destruction. ii Henry David oreau a. Editions, Reference, and Biography In Classics and Complexity in Walden s Spring (Arion: A Journal of Humanities...
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American Literary Scholarship (2020) 2018 (1): vii–23.
Published: 01 September 2020
... volume includes 246 letters from and (conveniently) to Thoreau, 43 of which are Todd H. Richardson 13 published for the first time. The correspondence provides an intimate look at Thoreau s most productive years, including the publishing of A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers, Walden...
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American Literary Scholarship (2010) 2008 (1): 3–28.
Published: 01 September 2010
...” in Walden and a shocking confrontation with Luminist-grounded erasures of self in Cape Cod. In his Maine excursions, Thoreau reclaims a “remnant of his Transcendental idealism” through his affirmation of “a subterranean ‘Luminescence,’ a radiance from the inner being of creation” that he...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 3–26.
Published: 01 September 2003
... as- tutely calls our attention to the irony that later evolved: Emerson became ever more deeply involved in antislavery politics while Thoreau returned to more purely literary pursuits. Thus by the time that Thoreau Žnally published Walden, Emerson was devoting much of his attention to the antislavery...
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American Literary Scholarship (2013) 2011 (1): 3–22.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the most important critical advance. Thoreau’s tortured representation of human-animal relations in “Higher Laws” has posed one of the knottier problems for ecocriticism, given the otherwise environmental friendliness of Walden. Combining theoretical, historicist approaches with incisive close...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 3–31.
Published: 01 September 2005
...’’ and as ‘‘an idyllic site of quiet fields, woods, meadows, and riverbanks Robert D. Richardson’s ‘‘Emerson’s Walden’’ (NCP 30: 329–36) describes Emerson’s love, and his stewardship, of Walden Pond, the place his children associated closely with him. Five essays marking the Bicentennial appear...
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American Literary Scholarship (2009) 2007 (1): 3–34.
Published: 01 September 2009
... histories of the essays and of the circumstances of their composition provide essential biographical perspectives on Thoreau’s compositional processes and on his sometimes trying efforts to publish his work. While Walden will remain an inexhaustible work for Thoreauvians, I believe that increas...
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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): 3–20.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., restores the story of the Thoreau’s last journey, interwoven with Smith’s own deft observations and good humor. Other reflections in the Thoreauvian mode include Robert B. Ray’s Walden x 40: Essays on Thoreau(Indiana), 40 short essays cowritten by Ray and his college students, each on a word...