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The Resource Thoreauvian modernities : transatlantic conversations on an American icon, edited by Francois Specq, Laura Dassow Walls, and Michel Granger

Thoreauvian modernities : transatlantic conversations on an American icon, edited by Francois Specq, Laura Dassow Walls, and Michel Granger

Label
Thoreauvian modernities : transatlantic conversations on an American icon
Title
Thoreauvian modernities
Title remainder
transatlantic conversations on an American icon
Statement of responsibility
edited by Francois Specq, Laura Dassow Walls, and Michel Granger
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Does Thoreau belong to the past or to the future? Instead of canonizing him as a celebrant of ""pure"" nature apart from the corruption of civilization, the essays in Thoreauvian Modernities reveal edgier facets of his work-how Thoreau is able to unsettle as well as inspire and how he is able to focus on both the timeless and the timely. Contributors from the United States and Europe explore Thoreau's modernity and give a much-needed reassessment of his work in a global context. The first of three sections, ""Thoreau and (Non)Modernity, "" views Thoreau as a social thinker who set himself again
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
818/.309
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3054
LC item number
.T59 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1965-
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Specq, Francois
  • Walls, Laura Dassow
  • Granger, Michel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thoreau, Henry David
  • Civilization, Modern, in literature
  • Transcendentalism (New England)
  • Thoreau, Henry David
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Civilization, Modern, in literature
  • Transcendentalism (New England)
Label
Thoreauvian modernities : transatlantic conversations on an American icon, edited by Francois Specq, Laura Dassow Walls, and Michel Granger
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-291) 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
  • Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: The Manifold Modernity of Henry D. Thoreau; PART ONE: THOREAU AND (NON)MODERNITY; Walking West, Gazing East: Planetarity on the Shores of Cape Cod; Antimodern Thoreau; Thoreau's Multiple Modernities; Thoreau, Modernity, and Nature's Seasons; An Infinite Road to the Golden Age: A Close Reading of Thoreau's "Road-that old Carlisle one" in the Late Journal (24 September 1859); PART TWO: THOREAU AND PHILOSOPHY; "Being Is the Great Explainer": Thoreau and the Ontological Turn in American Thought
  • Character and Nature: Toward an Aristotelian Understanding of Thoreau's Literary Portraits and Environmental PoeticsThoreau's Work on Myth: The Modern and the Primitive; "A Sort of Hybrid Product": Thoreau's Individualism between Liberalism and Communitarianism; PART THREE: THOREAU, LANGUAGE, AND THE WILD; Nature, Knowledge, and the Method of Thoreau's Excursions; Thoreau's Radical Empiricism: The Kalendar, Pragmatism, and Science; "The Maze of Phenomena": Perception and Particular Knowledge in Thoreau's Journal; Poetics of Thoreau's Journal and Postmodern Aesthetics
  • Fraught Ecstasy: Contemporary Encounters with Thoreau's Postpristine NatureBrute Neighbors: The Modernity of a Metaphor; "Tawny Grammar": Words in the Wild; Bibliography; Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Z
Control code
856021385
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 310 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780820344782
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt3q5h16
  • 03e92cdd-1229-470b-8da3-dad8a1da634a
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)856021385
Label
Thoreauvian modernities : transatlantic conversations on an American icon, edited by Francois Specq, Laura Dassow Walls, and Michel Granger
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-291) 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
  • Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: The Manifold Modernity of Henry D. Thoreau; PART ONE: THOREAU AND (NON)MODERNITY; Walking West, Gazing East: Planetarity on the Shores of Cape Cod; Antimodern Thoreau; Thoreau's Multiple Modernities; Thoreau, Modernity, and Nature's Seasons; An Infinite Road to the Golden Age: A Close Reading of Thoreau's "Road-that old Carlisle one" in the Late Journal (24 September 1859); PART TWO: THOREAU AND PHILOSOPHY; "Being Is the Great Explainer": Thoreau and the Ontological Turn in American Thought
  • Character and Nature: Toward an Aristotelian Understanding of Thoreau's Literary Portraits and Environmental PoeticsThoreau's Work on Myth: The Modern and the Primitive; "A Sort of Hybrid Product": Thoreau's Individualism between Liberalism and Communitarianism; PART THREE: THOREAU, LANGUAGE, AND THE WILD; Nature, Knowledge, and the Method of Thoreau's Excursions; Thoreau's Radical Empiricism: The Kalendar, Pragmatism, and Science; "The Maze of Phenomena": Perception and Particular Knowledge in Thoreau's Journal; Poetics of Thoreau's Journal and Postmodern Aesthetics
  • Fraught Ecstasy: Contemporary Encounters with Thoreau's Postpristine NatureBrute Neighbors: The Modernity of a Metaphor; "Tawny Grammar": Words in the Wild; Bibliography; Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Z
Control code
856021385
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 310 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780820344782
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt3q5h16
  • 03e92cdd-1229-470b-8da3-dad8a1da634a
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)856021385

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