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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 739–767.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Bonnie Carr O'Neill By definition, celebrities exist in public as an association of physical traits or projected values. Celebrity was problematic for Emerson in three areas. First, celebrity heightened Emerson's anxieties about his friendships and intimate relationships. Emerson's relative comfort...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 391–393.
Published: 01 June 2004
.... 2004 Book Reviews Emerson’s Life in Science: The Culture of Truth. By Laura Dassow Walls. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2003. viii, 280 pp. $35.00. Understanding Emerson: ‘‘The American Scholar’’ and His Struggle for Self- Reliance. By Kenneth S. Sacks. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 333–360.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Michael Ziser Under the influence of Calvinist and radical abolitionist John Brown, Ralph Waldo Emerson reconsidered the value of political activism rooted in absolutist and sectarian religious beliefs. Retreating from the earlier declarations of secular and democratic individualism for which he is...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 652–653.
Published: 01 September 2000
... literary bor- 6141 AL 72:3 / sheet 173 of 237 rowing, renewing, and redirecting. In closely argued chapters on Emerson, Fuller, Thoreau, and Melville, Grey traces intertextual relationships linking these American authors to the writings of...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 201–202.
Published: 01 March 2001
... methodology finds many imi- tators. Marianna De Marco Torgovnick, Duke University The Poetics of Transition: Emerson, Pragmatism, and American Literary Modern- ism. By Jonathan Levin. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 1999. xviii, 222 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $17.95. With The Poetics of Transition...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 635–636.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., sharing this philological passion, in various ways confronted the inadequacy of language to contain meaning, and thus they gave expression to ‘‘Romantic irony’’ (50). Even Emerson’s notion of ‘‘correspondence’’ posited fluid relationships among words, nature, and spirit. West is—to use a term valued...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 882–883.
Published: 01 December 2001
... the crucial debt owed by American romantic writers such as Emerson, Hawthorne, and Whitman to their English romantic fore- bears seems appropriate in this globalizing era that increasingly questions the validity of cultural categories based on nationhood. For Gravil, the prevail- ing academic...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 394–397.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Jason Stacy © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 American Transcendentalism: A History . By Philip F. Gura. New York: Hill and Wang. 2007. xv, 385 pp. Cloth; $27.50; paper, $15.00. Mediating American Autobiography: Photography in Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, and Whitman . By...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 207–234.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Caleb Smith Duke University Press 2006 Caleb Emerson and Incarceration Smith Absolute solitude, the violent turning inward on the self, whose whole being consists in the mastery of material and in the monotonous rhythm of work, is...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 437–440.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Arthur Riss An American Body/Politic: A Deleuzian Approach . By Herzogenrath Bernd . Hanover, NH : Dartmouth College Press . 2010 . xii, 316 pp. Cloth , $85.00 ; paper , $39.95 . American Spaces of Conversion: The Conductive Imaginaries of Edwards, Emerson, and James . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 610–612.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... Nevertheless, these studies provide a comprehensive examination of the personal narratives of a variety of people of African descent. Crystal S. Anderson, Ohio University Reconstituting the American Renaissance: Emerson, Whitman, and the Politics of Representation. By Jay Grossman. Durham, N.C.: Duke...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 617–619.
Published: 01 September 2004
... affinities affect the public self. Nevertheless, these studies provide a comprehensive examination of the personal narratives of a variety of people of African descent. Crystal S. Anderson, Ohio University Reconstituting the American Renaissance: Emerson, Whitman, and the Politics of Representation. By...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 411–413.
Published: 01 June 2005
... history. John Ernest, University of New Hampshire Environmental Renaissance: Emerson, Thoreau, and the Systems of Nature.By Andrew McMurry. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2003. xiii, 269 pp. $39.95. Conserving Words: How American Nature Writers Shaped the Environmental Move- ment. By Daniel J...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 190–192.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Raphael Allison Emancipating Pragmatism: Emerson, Jazz, and Experimental Writing. By Michael Magee. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. xii, 247 pp. Paper, $27.50. 2006 Book Reviews John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 841–844.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... $25.00 . Reconstructing Individualism: A Pragmatic Tradition from Emerson to Ellison . By Albrecht James M. . New York : Fordham Univ. Press . 2012 . xii , 376 pp. $60.00 . © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 611–613.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Robert E. Abrams Experience and Experimental Writing: Literary Pragmatism from Emerson to the Jameses . By Grimstad Paul . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2013 . ix , 176 pp. Cloth, $69.00 ; e-book available. Fictions of Fact and Value: The Erasure of Logical Positivism in...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 630–631.
Published: 01 September 2000
... literary bor- 6141 AL 72:3 / sheet 173 of 237 rowing, renewing, and redirecting. In closely argued chapters on Emerson, Fuller, Thoreau, and Melville, Grey traces intertextual relationships linking these American authors to the writings of...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 273–301.
Published: 01 June 2013
...D. Berton Emerson Emerson’s essay reassesses representative texts of the popular antebellum tradition known as Old Southwestern Humor—among them Augustus Baldwin Longstreet’s Georgia Scenes (1835), Johnson Jones Hooper’s Adventures of Captain Simon Suggs (1845), and George Washington Harris’s Sut...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 47–83.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Jenine Abboushi Dallal Duke University Press 2001 Jenine American Imperialism UnManifest: Abboushi Emerson’s ‘‘Inquest’’ and Cultural Regeneration Dallal Mr. Calhoun: [T]he single question is, does the con- stitution extend to the...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 193.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 General Emerson's Nonlinear Nature . By Christopher J. Windolph. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2007. ix, 200 pp. $39.95. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate: A Tale of the Times. By Walt Whitman. Ed. Christopher Castiglia and Glenn...