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Emancipating pragmatism : Emerson, jazz, and experimental writing, Michael Magee

Label
Emancipating pragmatism : Emerson, jazz, and experimental writing
Title
Emancipating pragmatism
Title remainder
Emerson, jazz, and experimental writing
Statement of responsibility
Michael Magee
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A daring and innovative study that rewrites the story of American pragmatism. Emancipating Pragmatism is a radical rereading of Emerson that posits African- American culture, literature, and jazz as the very continuation and embodiment of pragmatic thought and democratic tradition. It traces Emerson's philosophical legacy through the 19th and 20th centuries to discover how Emersonian thought continues to inform issues of race, aesthetics, and poetic discourse. Emerson's pragmatism derives from his abolitionism, Michael Magee argues, and any pragmatic thought that aspires toward democracy canno
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
CUZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Magee, Michael
Dewey number
814/.3
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS1638
LC item number
.M27 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Modern and contemporary poetics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Emerson, Ralph Waldo
  • Emerson, Ralph Waldo
  • Literature, Experimental
  • Jazz
  • Pragmatism in literature
  • Music and literature
  • Race in literature
  • Poetics
  • Emerson, Ralph Waldo
  • LITERARY COLLECTIONS
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Jazz
  • Literature, Experimental
  • Music and literature
  • Poetics
  • Pragmatism in literature
  • Race in literature
Label
Emancipating pragmatism : Emerson, jazz, and experimental writing, Michael Magee
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-234) and index
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
Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1. Toward a Theory of Democratic Symbolic Action; 2. The Motives of Emancipated Prose: Emerson and the Collaborating Reader; 3. Ralph Waldo's Blues, Take 2: Ellison's Changes; 4. Tribes of New York: Frank O'Hara, Amiri Baraka, and the Poetics of the Five Spot; Epilogue; Notes; Index
Control code
320323781
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 247 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817350840
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)320323781
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.
Label
Emancipating pragmatism : Emerson, jazz, and experimental writing, Michael Magee
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-234) and index
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
Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1. Toward a Theory of Democratic Symbolic Action; 2. The Motives of Emancipated Prose: Emerson and the Collaborating Reader; 3. Ralph Waldo's Blues, Take 2: Ellison's Changes; 4. Tribes of New York: Frank O'Hara, Amiri Baraka, and the Poetics of the Five Spot; Epilogue; Notes; Index
Control code
320323781
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 247 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817350840
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)320323781
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.

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