Aesthetic individualism and practical intellect : American allegory in Emerson, Thoreau, Adams, and James /

Addressing vital issues in the current revision of American literary studies, Olaf Hansen carries out an exposition of American writing as a philosophical tradition. His broad and comparative view of American culture reveals the importance of the American allegory as a genuine artistic and intellect...

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Main Author: Hansen, Olaf, 1943- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [1990]
Series:Princeton legacy library
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • CHAPTER 1. Allegory and the Work of Tradition
  • CHAPTER 2. Merlin's Laughter
  • CHAPTER 3. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • CHAPTER 4. Henry David Thoreau
  • CHAPTER 5. Henry Adams
  • CHAPTER 6. William James
  • CHAPTER 7. American Allegory
  • INDEX.