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Reimagining Thoreau


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April 2008

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This study reconsiders Thoreau's career from his graduation from Harvard in 1837 to his death in 1862.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

Part I. 1837-1849: 1. 'A False Position in Society'; 2. 'Under the Eyelids of Time': A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers; Part II. 1845-1854: 1. Disconstructing Walden; 2. Walden and the Rhetoric of Ascent; 3. Interregnum (1849-1852); 4. Defying Gravity; Part III. 1854-1862: 1. 'A Point of Interest Somewhere Between' (1854-57); 2. 'Annexing New Territories' (1857-1862).

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"...his analysis is often compelling...Valuable as psychosocial literary history for the intricate record it traces, for the discontinuities it exposes in Thoreau's self-constructions, and especially for the temporal layering it describes in Walden..." ESQ
EAN: 9780521068369
ISBN: 0521068363
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Studies in American'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2008
Seitenanzahl: 260 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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