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Misery's Mathematics

Mourning, Compensation, and Reality in Antebellum American Literature

Misery's Mathematics
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This book reveals the strain of a moment in American cultural history that led several remarkable writers -- Emerson, Warner, and Melville -- to render loss in innovative ways. These three key writers rejected Calvinist and sentimental models of bereavement, creating instead the compensations of a mature American literature.

Taylor and Francis; April 2004
192 pages; ISBN 9781135884321
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