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American renaissance: art and expression in the age of Emerson and Whitman

George Santayana – – New York: Its focus was the period roughly from to in which all these writers but Emerson published what would, by Matthiessen’s time, come to be thought of as their masterpieces: But now we have the luxury of an historical awareness of another sort, of an occasion not of anxiety but of promise. Review of Mott, W.

Sacvan Bercovitch – – Critical Inquiry 12 4: No keywords specified fix it. His personal story, academic contributions, political activism and early death had a lasting impact on a circle of scholars and writers. Matthiessen right with Russell CheneyNormandy, Summer Matthiessen committed suicide in by jumping from a 12th floor window of the Hotel Manger in Boston.


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History of Western Philosophy. Art and Expression in renqissance Age of Emerson and Whitman. He was being targeted by anti-communist forces that would soon be exploited by Senator Joseph McCarthyand inquiries by the House Un-American Activities Committee into his politics may have been a contributing factor in his suicide. Matthiessen seconded the nomination of the Progressive Party presidential candidate, Henry Wallaceat the party’s convention in Philadelphia in Common terms and phrases Ahab Ahab’s allegory American analogy artist aware beauty become believed Billy Budd called century chapter character Coleridge conception contrast criticism death declared democratic divine Eliot Emerson England essay Ethan Brand evil experience expression eyes fact feeling felt final Greenough Hawthorne Hawthorne’s heart Henry James human ideal imagination Ishmael Israel Potter James journal kind knew language Leaves of Grass less literature living man’s Marble Faun Mardi means Melville Melville’s ment merely mind Moby-Dic Moby-Dick moral nature never observed passage phrase Pierre poem poet rrenaissance prose remark rhetoric rhythm romantic Scarlet Letter scene seems sense sentence Shakespeare sketch soul spirit Starbuck story strain style suggested symbol theme things Thoreau thought tion tragedy transcendental transcendentalists truth Twice-Told Tales Van Wyck Brooks verse voice Walden wanted whale Whitman whole words writing wrote.

He then returned to Yale f.o.mstthiessen teach for two years, before beginning a distinguished teaching career at Harvard. Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and Whitmandiscusses the flowering of literary culture in the middle of the American 19th century, with Emerson, Thoreau, Melville, Whitman and Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Roy Harvey Pearce – – Critical Inquiry 8 1: University of Pennsylvania Press, Henry Augustin Beers – – Pub. The New York Times. Retrieved June 3, Russell Cheney died in July Matthiessen Visiting Professorship of Gender and Sexuality”. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Retrieved January 25, Already financially secure, he donated an inheritance he received renaissqnce the late s to his friend, Marxist economist Paul Sweezy.

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

Matthiessen Visiting Professorship of Gender and Sexuality. Lawrence Buell – – Harvard University Press. Matthiessen’s contribution to the critical celebration of 19th-century American literature is considered formative and enduring. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Oxford University Press Amazon. Along with several other scholars, he is regarded as a contributor to the creation of American studies as a recognized academic discipline.

Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and Whitman.

American renaissance: art and expression in the age of Emerson and Whitman

Approaching seventy years after his death, Matthiessen’s suite at Eliot House remains preserved as the F. Francis Otto Matthiessen February 19, — April 1, was an educator, scholar and literary critic influential in the fields of American literature and American studies.

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