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A Natural History of Pragmatism: The Fact of Feeling from Jonathan Edwards to Gertrude Stein
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This book exemplifies the value of interdisciplinary approaches to producing literary criticism. In a series of highly original readings of Edwards, Emerson, William and Henry James, Stevens, and Stein, A Natural History of Pragmatism tracks the interplay of religious motive, scientific speculation, and literature in shaping an American aesthetic. Wide-ranging and bold, this groundbreaking book will be essential reading for all students and scholars of American literature.
Joan Richardson is Professor of English, Comparative Literature, and American Studies at The Graduate Center, CUNY.
Number of Pages: 336
Vendor: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 2007
|Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)|
Series: Cambridge Studies in American Literature & Culture