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The subversive vision: American romanticism in literature [by] Michael J. Hoffman.


Port Washington, N.Y., Kennikat Press [1972] .
ISBN 0804690324, 9780804690324

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Subjects American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American literature.
Roman.
Romanticism -- United States.
Romanticism.
Social norms in literature.
USA.
United States.
Series National university publications. Literary criticism series.
Description viii, 160 pages 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1972]
©1972
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents An instrumental theory of romanticism -- The discovery of the void: The House of Usher and negative romanticism -- From analogism to transcendentalism: Emerson's nature and the struggle for symmetry ; Thoreau: the individual versus the institution ; Whitman's preface: every man his own priest -- The anti transcendentalist reaction: Illusion and role in The scarlet letter ; The anti-transcendentalism of Moby-Dick -- Realism as vision and style: Huck's ironic circle ; Daisy Miller and the social octopus -- From realism to naturalism: The red badge of courage: between realism and naturalism ; Sister Carrie and the sentimentality of nihilism.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)650011
(OCoLC)ocm00650011
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WorldCat Identities Hoffman, Michael J., 1939-
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