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Reconstituting the American renaissance : Emerson, Whitman, and the politics of representation

Author: Jay Grossman
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2003.
Series: New Americanists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Challenging the standard periodization of American literary history, Reconstituting the American Renaissance reinterprets the works of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Walt Whitman and the relationship of these two authors to each other. Jay Grossman argues that issues of political representation -- involving vexed questions of who shall speak and for whom -- lie at the heart of American political and literary discourse from
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Grossman, Jay.
Reconstituting the American renaissance.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)606990861
Online version:
Grossman, Jay.
Reconstituting the American renaissance.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607724017
Named Person: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Walt Whitman; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Walt Whitman; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Walt Whitman; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Walt Whitman; Emerson, Ralph Waldo <1803-1882>; Whitman, Walt <1819-1892>
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Grossman
ISBN: 0822331292 9780822331292 0822331160 9780822331162
OCLC Number: 51053429
Description: xii, 273 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Representative strategies --
The rise of the representational arts in the United States --
Rereading Emerson/Whitman --
Class actions --
Representing men.
Series Title: New Americanists.
Responsibility: Jay Grossman.
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Challenging the standard periodization of American literary history, this title reinterprets the works of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Walt Whitman and the relationship of these two authors to each other.  Read more...

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"Jay Grossman powerfully demonstrates how the linguistic cohabits with the political in two of the nineteenth century's most provocative writers. Reconstituting the American Renaissance thoroughly Read more...

 
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