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Published: 07 November 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380313-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8031-3
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382829-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8282-9
... Chapter Three Thoreau's Mythological Interpretation Seeing through "The Mist ofPrejudice" + ~~To Look through Each Other's Eyes" Early in "Economy" Thoreau asks rhetorically: "Who shall say...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399100-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9910-0
...The Inhibitions of Democracy on Romantic Political Thought: Thoreau's Democratic Individualism NANCY 1. ROSENBLUM omparative studies of romanticism demonstrate how a com• ~mon set of criticisms is textured and refined in response to par• ticular political...
Published: 12 May 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399070-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9907-0
...— admired,3 to the En glish lyric poetry of William Blake4 to the American autobiographical memoir of Henry David Thoreau.5 Massachusetts-born, Harvard-educated Thoreau is the only one of these on whom Barbara had written in the past, in her book A World of Diff erence.6 Why Walden?, I asked...
Published: 12 May 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399070-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9907-0
... chapter 4 A Hound, a Bay Horse, and a Turtle Dove Obscurity in Walden The experience of reading Thoreau’s Walden is often a disconcerting one. The very discrepancy between the laconic, concrete chapter titles and the long, convoluted sentences of the text alerts the reader...
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By Jane Bennett
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391623-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9162-3
... efficacy of diet. Here I will focus on motifs from the work of Friedrich Nietz- sche and Henry David Thoreau, according to which eating constitutes a series of mutual transformations between human and nonhuman ma- terials. I conclude with some thoughts about how an enhanced alertness to edible...
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382829-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8282-9
... question ofthe higher criticism in relation to two quite different Transcendentalists on whom Emerson himself had an important influence. In the book's third chapter I investigate Henry David Thoreau's critique ofinstitutionalized religion in the "Sunday" chapter ofA Week on the Concord and Merrimack...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373971-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7397-1
.... The town contained several factories, including a five-s­tory cotton mill. By the 1830s, most of the woods around Concord had been cleared; only about a sixth of the land re- mained forested. This led Henry David Thoreau to comment that one could not walk around Concord during the daytime...
Published: 01 January 1998
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9910-0
... Market: Rereading the History of Aesthetics. New York: Columbia UP, 1994. 54 Marc Redfield The Inhibitions of Democracy on Romantic Political Thought: Thoreau's Democratic Individualism NANCY 1. ROSENBLUM omparative studies of romanticism demonstrate how a com...
Published: 05 May 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389149-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8914-9
... Martin Heidegger’s writing on thinking, and the second in some reflections by Henry David Thoreau and one of his intellectual descendants, Stanley Cavell. Heidegger famously claims that thinking is a handicraft. He goes on to say, making a distinction between the hand and the grasping instruments...
Book Chapter

By Richard A. Grusin
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382829-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8282-9
... "Borges and I" (Borges), 116-17 Associationism, 40, 161 nAI Bowen, Frances, 72, 167 n.2 2 M You Like It (Shakespeare), 101 Brown,Jerry Wayne, 164 n.6, 165 n.8, 166 "Autumnal Tints" (Thoreau), 173 n.25 n.16 Brumm...
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By Richard Kopley
Published: 01 January 1992
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9760-1
... the prose of Royall Tyler. JOSEPHj. MOLDENHAUER, Mody C. Boatright Professor in American and English Literature at The University of Texas at Austin, is the edi• tor of three volumes of The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau: The Maine Woods, Early Essays and Miscellanies, and Cape Cod. He is...
Published: 22 August 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385318-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8531-8
... a woman, though the curved lines and frilled shirt of the tuxedo make it feminine-ish for a man. Red lips prepare us for the mass of blond electric hair with the signature black roots that she sets free as she bows to the audience, removing her top hat. Half Thoreau, half ringmaster, she ushers...
Published: 03 December 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8532-5
... Stoklos as Elizabeth I in Mary Stuart.161 7. Denise Stoklos portrays Thoreau in Civil Disobedience.167 HADAD 1. Astrid Hadad. 180 2. Astrid Hadad takes on the body of the suffering Christ. 182 3. Astrid Hadad wears her holster, pistol, and Virgin of Guadelupe skirt. 183...
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By Andreas Huyssen
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389361-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8936-1
..., Christopher, 176 Wise, Robert, 222 Tindall, Gillian, 194 Wong Kar Wai, 245, 250 Thackeray, Bal, 184 Thoreau, Henry David, 306 Xu, Jian, 241 Vargas, Getúlio, 58 Zhang, Yingjin, 16, 20 Veblen, Thorstein, 256 Virilio, Paul, 93...
Published: 01 January 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9159-3
... as Political Theory 338 contributors and American Political Science Review. He is currently working on a book-length study of Hannah Arendt’s The Human Condition. Susan Jane McWilliams is an assistant professor of politics at Pomona College. She is the author of ‘‘Thoreau on Body and Soul in...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373957-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7395-7
... Civil Disobedience,” for instance, Henry David Thoreau reflects on “the foolishness of that institution which treated me as if I were mere flesh and blood and bones.”5 The State, as Thoreau called it, may have an exquisite repertoire of techniques to assault and discipline the body...
Published: 02 November 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382522-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8252-2
... sense of the ordinary or everyday in language-as goal and as procedure in philosophy-is well thought of in connection with emphases in Emerson and in Thoreau on what they call the common, the familiar, the low, the near (what Emerson means by "having the day As Wittgenstein increasingly was called...
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389248-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8924-8
..., particularly Ralph Waldo Emerson and his friend and student Henry David Thoreau. By tracing their attacks on as- sociation and by examining Emerson’s theories of love, however, we can see that transcendental individualism derived from and supported the institutional promises of abstract futurity and self...
Published: 29 June 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382393-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8239-3
...• bellum period books seem to be associated with the reign of the mother. The pervasiveness of this association is suggested by Thoreau's chap• ter on "Reading" in Walden. There the author expresses his disgust not just over the quality of popular books but also over their quantity. Em• bedded within...