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  • 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...

  • Rhetoric and Evidenceby Peter Schneck

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00

    The book follows the changing relationship and intense debates between law and literature in U.S. American culture, by discussing exemplary novels by Charles B. Brown, J. Fenimore Cooper, Harper Lee, and William Gaddis. Since the early American republic, the critical representation of legal matters in literary fictions and cultural narratives about... more...

  • The Meaning of Riversby T. S. McMillin

    University of Iowa Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    In the continental United States, rivers serve to connect state to state, interior with exterior, the past to the present, but they also divide places and peoples from one another. These connections and divisions have given rise to a diverse body of literature that explores American nature, ranging from travel accounts of seventeenth-century Puritan... more...

  • Meditations of Ralph Waldo Emersonby Chris Highland

    Wilderness Press 2010; US$ 9.95

    In this compact book, 60 selections from 30 years of Emersons writings reveal the essence of his spiritual vision. Like his friends John Muir and Henry David Thoreau, Emerson saw images of the divine in the natural world, and rather than seeking to conquer wilderness, sought inspiration from it. Complementing each passage is an inspirational quote... more...

  • For Love of the Worldby Sherman Paul

    University of Iowa Press 1992; US$ 34.95

    Along with poets, philosophers, and deep ecologists, nature writers—who may be something of all three—address the world alienation of Western civilization. By example as well as with words, they teach us to turn from the self to the world, from  ego  to  ecos. In these deeply felt meditative essays, Sherman Paul contemplates... more...

  • Emerson's Sublime Scienceby Eric Wilson

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 168.00

    Emerson's Sublime Science explores relationships among Emerson's poetics, theory of the sublime, and engagement with electromagnetism. The book illustrates how Davy's chemistry and Faraday's physics revealed to Emerson a sublime universe in which matter is boundless electrical force. It argues that Emerson translated this discovery into a sublime... more...

  • The Imaginary and Its Worldsby Laura Bieger; Ramón Saldívar; Johannes Voelz

    Dartmouth College Press 2013; US$ 33.99

    A study of the American imaginary in transnational America more...

  • Civil Rights in the White Literary Imaginationby Jonathan W. Gray

    University Press of Mississippi 2012; US$ 137.50

    The statement, "The Civil Rights Movement changed America," though true, has become something of a cliché. Civil rights in the White Literary Imagination seeks to determine how, exactly, the Civil Rights Movement changed the literary possibilities of four iconic American writers: Robert Penn Warren, Norman Mailer, Eudora Welty, and William Styron.... more...

  • Subjects and Citizensby Michael Moon; Cathy N. Davidson; Annette Kolodny; Stephanie Athey

    Duke University Press 1995; US$ 25.95

    Focusing on intersecting issues of nation, race, and gender, this volume inaugurates new models for American literary and cultural history. Subjects and Citizens reveals the many ways in which a wide range of canonical and non-canonical writing contends with the most crucial social, political, and literary issues of our past and present. Defining the... more...