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Consciousness and culture : Emerson and Thoreau reviewed

Author: Joel Porte
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2004.
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Joel Porte examines the relationship between Emerson & Thoreau two of America's greatest writers. Sometimes characterised as rivals, sometimes as master & protegé, Porte argues that they were in fact complimentary literary geniuses, mutually inspiring & inspired.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Porte, Joel.
Consciousness and culture.
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2004
(DLC) 2004043842
(OCoLC)54446424
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
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Porte
ISBN: 9780300130577 0300130570
OCLC Number: 123273903
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 234 p.) : ill.
Contents: Emerson, Thoreau, and the double consciousness --
Transcendental antics --
The problem of Emerson --
Representing America --
Emerson as journalist --
Emerson at Harvard --
Holmes's Emerson --
Emerson's French connection --
Henry Thoreau and the Reverend Poluphloisboios Thalassa --
Society and solitude --
"God himself culminates in the present moment" : thoughts on Thoreau's faith --
"In wildness is the preservation of the world" : the natural history of Henry David Thoreau --
Writing and reading New Englandly. Emerson, Thoreau, and the double consciousness --
Transcendental antics --
The problem of Emerson --
Representing America --
Emerson as journalist --
Emerson at Harvard --
Holmes's Emerson --
Emerson's French connection --
Henry Thoreau and the Reverend Polupholoisboios Thalassa --
Society and solitude --
"God himself culminates in the present moment" : thoughts on Thoreau's faith --
"In wildness is the preservation of the world" : the natural history of Henry David Thoreau --
Writing and reading New Englandly.
Other Titles: Consciousness & culture
Responsibility: Joel Porte.

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Joel Porte examines the relationship between Emerson & Thoreau two of America's greatest writers. Sometimes characterised as rivals, sometimes as master & protegé, Porte argues that they were in fact complimentary literary geniuses, mutually inspiring & inspired.

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