Review: Ornamental Aesthetics: The Poetry of Attending in Thoreau, Dickinson, and Whitman by Theo Davis
Elizabeth Renker, Professor of English at The Ohio State University, is most recently the author of Realist Poetics in American Culture, 1866–1900 (2018) and editor of Poems: A Concise Anthology (2016). She is also the author of The Origins of American Literature Studies: An Institutional History (2007), Strike Through the Mask: Herman Melville and the Scene of Writing (1996), and numerous articles on American poetics, American literary realism, the curricular history of “American literature,” the disciplinary history of “English” and its canons, Herman Melville, Sarah Piatt, American women poets, and teaching poetry.
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Eliza Richards; Review: Ornamental Aesthetics: The Poetry of Attending in Thoreau, Dickinson, and Whitman by Theo Davis. Nineteenth-Century Literature 1 September 2018; 73 (2): 263–267. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.2.263
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