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The Postcolonial and Imperial Experience in American Transcendentalism
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: M. Paryz
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-30 - Publisher: Springer

Analyses literary representations of the American experience in selected works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Walt Whitman. Reveals the ambivalence that underlay the cultural and political development of the United States as a former colony.
Henry David Thoreau in Context
Language: en
Authors: James S. Finley
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-07 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Well known for his contrarianism and solitude, Henry David Thoreau was nonetheless deeply responsive to the world around him. His writings bear the traces of his wide-ranging reading, travels, political interests, and social influences. Henry David Thoreau in Context brings together leading scholars of Thoreau and nineteenth-century American literature and
Emerson in Iran
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Roger Sedarat
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-31 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Examines the impact of Persian poetry in the work of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Emerson in Iran is the first full-length study of Persian influence in the work of the seminal American poet, philosopher, and translator, Ralph Waldo Emerson. Extending the current trend in transnational studies back to the figural origins
Edinburgh Companion to Atlantic Literary Studies
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Leslie Eckel
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-20 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

New and original collection of scholarly essays examining the literary complexities of the Atlantic world systemThis Companion offers a critical overview of the diverse and dynamic field of Atlantic literary studies, with contributions by distinguished scholars on a series of topics that define the area. The essays focus on literature
The Great War in Post-Memory Literature and Film
Language: en
Pages: 466
Authors: Martin Löschnigg, Marzena Sokolowska-Paryz
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-14 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

The twenty-seven original contributions to this volume investigate the ways in which the First World War has been commemorated and represented internationally in prose fiction, drama, film, docudrama and comics from the 1960s until the present. The volume thus provides a comprehensive survey of the cultural memory of the war