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The Resource American Ideal : Literary History as a Worldly Activity

American Ideal : Literary History as a Worldly Activity

Label
American Ideal : Literary History as a Worldly Activity
Title
American Ideal
Title remainder
Literary History as a Worldly Activity
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This monograph argues that the institution of American literary scholarship enshrines a reactionary view of history and narrative and an unrealistic view of America itself. The author also examines contemporary debates about the methods and status of literary history in general
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
LC call number
PS25 -- .C37 1991eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
American Ideal : Literary History as a Worldly Activity
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=272799
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents -- Introduction -- Part 1. The Problem of American Literary Scholarship -- Part 2. Reading the Tradition: The Rhetoric of Transcendentalist Scholarship -- Part 3. Time and Textuality -- Between Metaphor and Metaphysics: Reading Emerson as "Onward Thinking" -- Writing in/as History: Thoreau's Week -- Part 4. American Literary Scholarship for the Twentieth Century -- Notes -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- W
Control code
EBC272799
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (223 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781601298058
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC272799
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL272799
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10279357
  • (CaONFJC)MIL44077
  • (OCoLC)935260844
Label
American Ideal : Literary History as a Worldly Activity
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=272799
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents -- Introduction -- Part 1. The Problem of American Literary Scholarship -- Part 2. Reading the Tradition: The Rhetoric of Transcendentalist Scholarship -- Part 3. Time and Textuality -- Between Metaphor and Metaphysics: Reading Emerson as "Onward Thinking" -- Writing in/as History: Thoreau's Week -- Part 4. American Literary Scholarship for the Twentieth Century -- Notes -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- W
Control code
EBC272799
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (223 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781601298058
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC272799
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL272799
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10279357
  • (CaONFJC)MIL44077
  • (OCoLC)935260844

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