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Transcendentalism and the problem of literary vision in nineteenth-century America, Michelle Kohler

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Transcendentalism and the problem of literary vision in nineteenth-century America
Title
Transcendentalism and the problem of literary vision in nineteenth-century America
Statement of responsibility
Michelle Kohler
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Miles of Stare explores the problem of nineteenth-century American literary vision: the strange conflation of visible reality and poetic language that emerges repeatedly in the metaphors and literary creations of American Transcendentalists"--
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1974-
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Kohler, Michelle
Dewey number
810.9/384
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • American literature
  • Transcendentalism in literature
  • Realism in literature
  • Figures of speech
  • Polarity in literature
  • American literature
  • Transcendentalism (New England)
  • Literature and society
Label
Transcendentalism and the problem of literary vision in nineteenth-century America, Michelle Kohler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: the stare that signalizes -- Emerson, transcendentalism, and the problem of literary vision -- Doomed to be a witness: the authority of ineluctable vision in Douglass's slave narratives -- Dim optics: privacy, access, and the reluctant seer in Hawthorne's House of the Seven Gables -- Scarce opon my eyes: fleeting visions and the epistemology of metaphor in Dickinson's poetry -- To arrange a perspective: Howells, Jewett, and the provoked eye of realism -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn880369516
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages cm)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817387662
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880369516
Label
Transcendentalism and the problem of literary vision in nineteenth-century America, Michelle Kohler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: the stare that signalizes -- Emerson, transcendentalism, and the problem of literary vision -- Doomed to be a witness: the authority of ineluctable vision in Douglass's slave narratives -- Dim optics: privacy, access, and the reluctant seer in Hawthorne's House of the Seven Gables -- Scarce opon my eyes: fleeting visions and the epistemology of metaphor in Dickinson's poetry -- To arrange a perspective: Howells, Jewett, and the provoked eye of realism -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn880369516
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages cm)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817387662
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880369516

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