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Paryz, Marek

The Postcolonial and Imperial Experience in American Transcendentalism

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Mapping the Field
Marek Paryz

Part I. Ralph Waldo Emerson: The Double Figuration

2. Figures of Dependence: Exploring the Postcolonial in Emerson’S Selected Texts
Marek Paryz

3. Beyond the Traveler’S Testimony: English Traits and the Construction of Postcolonial Counter-Discourse
Marek Paryz

4. Emerson, New England, and the Rhetoric of Expansion
Marek Paryz

Part II. Henry David Thoreau: The Imperial Imaginary

5. Thoreau’S Imperial Fantasy: Walden Versus Robinson Crusoe

Marek Paryz

6. The Politics of the Genre: Exploration and Ethnography in The Maine Woods

Marek Paryz

Part III. Walt Whitman: The National Trajectory

7. Postcolonial Whitman: The Poet and the Nation in the 1855 Preface to Leaves of Grass

Marek Paryz

8. Passage to (More Than) India: The Poetics and Politics of Whitman’s Textualization of the Orient
Marek Paryz

9. Conclusion: Representative Men
Marek Paryz

Keywords: Literature, Postcolonial/World Literature, North American Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Cultural Anthropology, Literary Theory, Fiction

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
250 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137012180
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34182-5

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