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Emerson's ghosts : literature, politics, and the making of Americanists

Author: Randall Fuller
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study examines the way influential 20th century critics have understood and deployed Emerson as part of their own larger projects aimed at reconceiving America.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fuller, Randall, 1963-
Emerson's ghosts.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006037233
(OCoLC)76064731
Named Person: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Randall Fuller
ISBN: 9780198042822 0198042825
OCLC Number: 190864472
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 194 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Haunting of American literature --
Emerson in the Gilded Age --
How to dismantle American culture : Van Wyck Brooks and oppositional criticism --
F.O. Matthiessen and the tragedy of the American scholar --
Perry Miller's errand into the wilderness --
Sacvan Bercovitch as "American" scholar --
Emerson's ghosts.
Other Titles: Literature, politics, and the making of Americanists
Responsibility: Randall Fuller.

Abstract:

This study examines the way influential 20th century critics have understood and deployed Emerson as part of their own larger projects aimed at reconceiving America.

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Emerson's Ghosts uses the beacon of America's exemplary intellectual to cast sharp new light on the tragic careers of later American scholars. Its case studies embrace both public intellectuals Read more...

 
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