American Renaissance: Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and Whitman

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Oxford University Press, 1968 M12 31 - 720 pages
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Studies the views of 5 prominent mid-19th century writers on the function and nature of literature and how they applied these views to their works.
 

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Contents

IN THE OPTATIVE MOOD
3
THE ACTUAL GLORY
76
THE METAPHYSICAL STRAIN
100
THE ORGANIC PRINCIPLE
133
THE VISION OF EVIL
179
PROBLEM OF THE ARTIST AS NEW ENGLANDER
192
ALLEGORY AND SYMBOLISM
242
A DARK NECESSITY
316
THE REVENGERS TRAGEDY
396
THE TROUBLED MIND
467
REASSERTION OF THE HEART
488
ONLY A LANGUAGE EXPERIMENT
517
MAN IN THE OPEN AIR
626
Chronology
657
Index
663
Copyright

MOMENT OF TRANSITION
371

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