Emerson Museum

Emerson Museum

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by Lee Rust Brown
     
 

In 1832, Emerson made his famous decision to pursue wholeness in his life and in his writing. The Emerson Museum shows how this undertaking transformed American literary practice by turning the legacy of European romanticism into a writing project answerable to American urgencies.See more details below

Overview

In 1832, Emerson made his famous decision to pursue wholeness in his life and in his writing. The Emerson Museum shows how this undertaking transformed American literary practice by turning the legacy of European romanticism into a writing project answerable to American urgencies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674248847
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
04/25/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
298
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations
Introduction: The View from the Notch1
1Ruins in the Eye21
Coleridge and the Prospect of the Whole21
Emersonian Transparency43
2The Emerson Museum59
In the Gardens of Natural History59
Paris and the Scientific Eye128
3Life's Writing169
4Practical Power202
Compensation and Criticism204
The Skeptical Return222
True Romance244
Notes259
Index279

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