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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2014) 69 (3): 319–341.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Prentiss Clark Prentiss Clark, “‘Pulse for Pulse in Harmony with the Universal Whole’: Hearing ‘Self-Reliance’ Anew” (pp. 319–341) This essay recounts how Ralph Waldo Emerson, the nineteenth-century thinker perhaps most associated with individualism, is equally, and perhaps necessarily, a student...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2014) 69 (2): 208–232.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Nicole H. Gray Nicole H. Gray, “The Sounds and Stages of Emerson’s Social Reform” (pp. 208–232) This essay argues that Ralph Waldo Emerson’s antislavery reform efforts in the 1850s depended on a theory of transformation and mediation that shares ground with his linguistic and philosophical...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2013) 67 (4): 520–545.
Published: 01 March 2013
... 24 July1 Ralph Waldo Emerson s terse journal entry in 1872 marks an event that biographers and critics have often viewed as terminal in his creative career. The apparent onset or acceleration of dementia following the 1872 fire at Bush, and the decline in what is recognized as new material, has...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2009) 64 (1): 16–47.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Mark Noble This essay argues that Ralph Waldo Emerson's interest in the cutting-edge science of his generation helps to shape his understanding of persons as fluid expressions of power rather than solid bodies. In his 1872 "Natural History of Intellect," Emerson correlates the constitution...