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Schulenberg, Ulf

Romanticism and Pragmatism

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Ulf Schulenberg

Part I. Pragmatism and the Idea of a Literary or Poeticized Culture

2. F.C.S. Schiller: Pragmatism, Humanism, and Postmetaphysics
Ulf Schulenberg

3. Richard Rorty’s Notion of a Poeticized Culture
Ulf Schulenberg

4. Roland Barthes, Marcel Proust, and the “désir d’écrire”
Ulf Schulenberg

Part II. From Finding to Making: Pragmatism and Romanticism

5. Books, Rocks, and Sentimental Education: Self-Culture and the Desire for the Really Real in Henry David Thoreau
Ulf Schulenberg

6. “Strangle the singers who will not sing you loud and strong”: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Walt Whitman, and the Idea of a Literary Culture
Ulf Schulenberg

7. Poets, Partial Stories, and the Earth of Things: William James between Romanticism and Worldliness
Ulf Schulenberg

8. John Dewey’s Antifoundationalist Story of Progress
Ulf Schulenberg

9. “Toolmakers rather than discoverers”: Richard Rorty’s Reading of Romanticism
Ulf Schulenberg

Part III. Ethics, the Novel, and the Private-Public Distinction

10. Resuscitating Ethical Criticism: Martha Nussbaum and the Moral Significance of the Novel
Ulf Schulenberg

11. John Dewey and the Moral Imagination
Ulf Schulenberg

12. “Redemption from Egotism”: Richard Rorty, the Private-Public Distinction, and the Novel
Ulf Schulenberg

13. “Soucie-toi de toi-même”: Michel Foucault and Etho-Poetics
Ulf Schulenberg

Part IV. Pragmatism, Race, and Cosmopolitanism

14. “The myth-men are going”: Richard Wright, Communism, and Cosmopolitan Humanism
Ulf Schulenberg

15. “Where the people can sing, the poet can live”: James Baldwin, Pragmatism, and Cosmopolitan Humanism
Ulf Schulenberg

Part V. Conclusion

16. Conclusion
Ulf Schulenberg

Keywords: Literature, North American Literature, Analytic Philosophy, Poetry and Poetics, Philosophy, general, Fiction, Modern Philosophy

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
258 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137474193
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-50149-6

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