Emerson's Ghosts: Literature, Politics, and the Making of Americanists

Emerson's Ghosts: Literature, Politics, and the Making of Americanists

by Randall Fuller

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199752010
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 01/06/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Randall Fuller is Associate Professor of English at Drury University. He is the author of From Battlefields Rising and the coeditor of The Business of Reflection: Hawthorne in His Notebooks.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Preface
Chapter 1. The Haunting of American Literature
Chapter 2. Emerson in the Gilded Age
Chapter 3. How to Dismantle American Culture: Van Wyck Brooks and Oppositional Criticism
Chapter 4. F. O. Matthiessen and the Tragedy of the American Scholar
Chapter 5. Perry Miller's Errand into the Wilderness
Chapter 6. Sacvan Bercovitch as "American" Scholar
Chapter 7. Emerson's Ghosts
End Notes
Bibliography

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