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Author Keane, Patrick J.
Title Emerson, romanticism, and intuitive reason : the transatlantic "light of all our day" / Patrick J. Keane.
Imprint Columbia : University of Missouri Press, 2005.

Author Keane, Patrick J.
Subject Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 -- Knowledge -- Literature.
American literature -- English influences.
American literature -- German influences.
Transcendentalism (New England)
Romanticism -- United States.
Intuition in literature.
Reason in literature.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 555 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 521-541) and index.
Summary "Comparative study in transatlantic Romanticism that traces the links between German idealism, British Romanticism (Wordsworth, Coleridge, Carlyle), and American Transcendentalism. Focuses on Emerson's development and use of the concept of intuitive Reason, which became the intellectual and emotional foundation of American Transcendentalism"--Provided by publisher.
Contents Introduction: the critics and the participants -- Intuitive reason: the light of all our day -- Emerson's discipleship: resistance -- Emerson's discipleship: shedding benignant influence -- Powers and pulsations: quotation and originality -- Intuition and tuition: reading nature and the use and abuse of books -- Passivity and activity -- Solitude and society: self-reliance and communal responsibility -- Divinity within: the godlike self and the divinity school address -- Emerson among the Orphic poets -- Emersonian "optimism" and "the stream of tendency" -- Wordsworthian hope: the deaths of Ellen and Edward -- Mourning becomes morning: the death of Charles -- Wordsworth's ode, Waldo, and "Threnody."
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 0826264964 (electronic bk.)
9780826264961 (electronic bk.)
0826216021 (alk. paper)
9780826216021 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 191934830
Additional Format Print version: Keane, Patrick J. Emerson, romanticism, and intuitive reason. Columbia : University of Missouri Press, 2005 (DLC) 2005015124.

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