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  • Removalsby Lucy Maddox

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 119.99

    This book resituates some familiar nineteenth-century texts within the context of public debates about the place of American Indians in the civil and cultural institutions of the new American nation. Rereading texts by Melville, Hawthorne, Child, Sedgwick, Thoreau, Fuller, and Parkman, Maddox demonstrates the pervasiveness of the anxieties produced... more...

  • Emerson and the Art of the Diaryby Lawrence Rosenwald

    Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 110.99

    An extended literary description and analysis of Emerson's journals, which argues that these works constitute one of the greatest commentaries on 19th century America, realizing Emerson's standards of literary excellence more fully than his other writings. more...

  • Literary Culture and U.S Imperialismby John Carlos Rowe

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 49.99

    Rowe offers a sweeping re-assessment of American imperialism, arguing that the growing nation was driven primarily by a quest for marketers, rather than for land. more...

  • The Word in Black and Whiteby Dana D. Nelson

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 59.99

    This study aims to describe the ways in which white American authors constructed "race" in their work from the time of the first colonists up to the period of the Civil War. The book focuses on a number of texts that deal with the relations among Indians, blacks and whites. more...

  • Ralph Waldo Emersonby Josephine Miles

    University of Minnesota Press 1965; US$ 36.00

    Ralph Waldo Emerson - American Writers 41 was first published in 1964. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. more...

  • Hamlin Garlandby Keith Newlin

    University of Nebraska Press 2008; US$ 40.00

    The first and only other biography of Hamlin Garland was published more than forty years ago; since then, letters, manuscripts, and family memoirs have surfaced to provide, along with changing literary scholarship, a more evaluative and critical interpretation of Garland’s life and times. Hamlin Garland: A Life is an exploration of Garland’s... more...

  • Emerson's Essays: Ralph Waldo Emersonby Ralph Waldo Emerson; Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 54.00

    Oliver Wendell Holmes claimed Ralph Waldo Emerson?s lecture ?The American Scholar? was an intellectual Declaration of Independence. Indeed, Emerson was at the center of the American Renaissance and Transcendentalist philosophy. Collectively, his essays and lectures gave shape to nearly all that followed in American literature. Emerson?s Essays presents... more...

  • Emerson and the Conduct of Lifeby David M. Robinson

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 30.00

    Robinson discusses each of Emerson's major later works noting their increasing orientation to a philosophy of the 'conduct of life'. more...

  • The Limits of American Literary Ideology in Pound and Emersonby Cary Wolfe

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 38.00

    Cary Wolfe analyses the dynamics and consequences of radical individualism and the sort of cultural critique it generates in Ralph Waldo Emerson and Ezra Pound. more...

  • The American Epicby John P. Jr McWilliams

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 34.00

    McWilliams shows how and why the epic had to be transformed from imitative narrative poetry into new, open genres. more...