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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 841–844.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Jonathan Levin Pragmatic Modernism . By Schoenbach Lisi . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2012 . xv , 197 pp. $45.00 . Pragmatist Politics: Making the Case for Liberal Democracy . By McGowan John . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2012 . xxxii , 231 pp...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 844–846.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Ursula K. Heise © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 The World in Which We Occur: John Dewey, Pragmatist Ecology, and American Ecological Writing in the Twentieth Century . By Neil W. Browne. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2007. xiv, 224 pp. $38.50. Women Writing Nature...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 301–330.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... Ferguson (1896). The root of this shared logic is a pragmatist theory of personhood that, first elucidated in The Common Law , is itself a remnant of racial citizenship in the United States. Pragmatism’s failure to address practically the racial discord of its era, I argue, is inseparable from its...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... xv, 197 pp. $45.00. Pragmatist Politics: Making the Case for Liberal Democracy. By John McGowan. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2012. xxxii, 231 pp. $25.00. Reconstructing Individualism: A Pragmatic Tradition from Emerson to Ellison. By James M. Albrecht. New York: Fordham Univ. Press...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 673–674.
Published: 01 September 2003
... makes for a dramatic contrast between rationalistic philosophy and sympatheti- cally empiricist literature, the opposition is also misleading. Other schools of moral philosophy—utilitarian, pragmatist...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 887–889.
Published: 01 December 2004
... the father of black nationalism, a concep- tion that has dominated scholarly understandings since the 1960s, by recon- structing Delany as a thoroughgoing pragmatist, principled interracialist, and harsh critic of Radical Republicanism and its African American allies. No longer the self-evident...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 611–613.
Published: 01 September 2015
... explicitly intelligible to itself, as when, in the case of Pierre, we discover that the novel itself has become “a novel about making the novel” (68). In contrast to the pragmatist enfranchisement of literary experience as dis- covery, experimentation, and the production of meaning, logical...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 622–624.
Published: 01 September 2015
... finite being to strive toward the infinite, knowing all the while that the arrival there . . . is by definition impossible” (113). These figures add to the notion of contingent commitment espoused by white pragmatists the personal experi- ence of “inevitable conflict and existential pain” (128...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 218–220.
Published: 01 March 2003
... late writings to formu- late a pragmatist metaphysics—roughly speaking, an abstract philosophical account of the relationship between the one and the many. Bramen never engages these critical debates, but...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 681–688.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Kristen Case. Rochester, NY: Camden House. 2011. xv, 160 pp. $75.00. Case’s monograph establishes relationships among pragmatist philosophy and poetry, and points out that those relationships expand (1) the range of authors usually considered inheritors of the pragmatist tradition and (2) forms...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 225–252.
Published: 01 June 2009
... against, science as he and his culture move toward more modern—and more pragmatist—points of view. It has long been recognized that Poe asks some of the hardest epistemological ques- tions. His encounters with chance show that he offers more answers than is often supposed. D. H. Lawrence once...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2015
... finite being to strive toward the infinite, knowing all the while that the arrival there . . . is by definition impossible” (113). These figures add to the notion of contingent commitment espoused by white pragmatists the personal experi- ence of “inevitable conflict and existential pain” (128...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 681–686.
Published: 01 September 2011
... pragmatist beliefs about truth and knowledge, this study contributes to scholarship on American modernism. Ledgers of History: William Faulkner, an Almost Forgotten Friendship, and an Antebel- lum Plantation Diary. By Sally Wolff. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2010. xv, 214 pp. $35.00...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 281–303.
Published: 01 June 2009
... pedagogy. This approach could be called pragmatist because it is more inter- ested in what might become than in what was or is. The data it brings to bear on the problem of difference in democracy does not derive from the past but from the reader’s present experience of these texts. Such a...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Pragmatism, an original and resourceful addition to the past decade’s shelf-full of strong studies on pragmatism and literature. In true pragmatist form, Magee’s book honors the variety of relations between writers and philosophers by ‘‘emanci- pating’’ them from consecrated lines of influence...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2006
... democratic symbolic action’’ (185). So writes Michael Magee in the epilogue to Emancipating Pragmatism, an original and resourceful addition to the past decade’s shelf-full of strong studies on pragmatism and literature. In true pragmatist form, Magee’s book honors the variety of relations between...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 182–185.
Published: 01 March 2006
... studies on pragmatism and literature. In true pragmatist form, Magee’s book honors the variety of relations between writers and philosophers by ‘‘emanci- pating’’ them from consecrated lines of influence, identifying pragmatist affini- Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2006
... studies on pragmatism and literature. In true pragmatist form, Magee’s book honors the variety of relations between writers and philosophers by ‘‘emanci- pating’’ them from consecrated lines of influence, identifying pragmatist affini- Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2006
... democratic symbolic action’’ (185). So writes Michael Magee in the epilogue to Emancipating Pragmatism, an original and resourceful addition to the past decade’s shelf-full of strong studies on pragmatism and literature. In true pragmatist form, Magee’s book honors the variety of relations between...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 189–190.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Pragmatism, an original and resourceful addition to the past decade’s shelf-full of strong studies on pragmatism and literature. In true pragmatist form, Magee’s book honors the variety of relations between writers and philosophers by ‘‘emanci- pating’’ them from consecrated lines of influence...