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Above time : Emerson's and Thoreau's temporal revolutions

Author: James R Guthrie
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exploration of the origins of the two major transcendentalists' revolutionary approaches to time, as well as to other temporally related issues such as history, memory and change. It shows that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Guthrie, James R. (James Robert).
Above time.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606597148
Named Person: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Henry David Thoreau; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Henry David Thoreau; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Henry David Thoreau; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Henry David Thoreau; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Henry David Thoreau; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Henry David Thoreau
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James R Guthrie
ISBN: 0826213731 9780826213730
OCLC Number: 47893084
Description: xi, 262 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A History of Time: Emerson and Lyell, Agassiz, and Darwin --
"My Carnac" and Memnon's Head: Temporal Reform and Timely Memorials in A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers --
Circles and Lines: Emerson's Parade of Days --
The Walking Stick, the Surveyor's Staff, and the Corn in the Night: Thoreau's Alternative Temporal Indices --
Answering the Sphinx: The Evolution of the Emersonian Metamorphosis --
Inches' Wood: Thoreau's Re-membered Cultural Landscape --
Extemporaneous Man, Representative Man.
Responsibility: James R. Guthrie.
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