A political companion to Ralph Waldo Emerson
Malachuk, Daniel S.

A political companion to Ralph Waldo Emerson

Malachuk, Daniel S.


Publication Information
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2011. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2015)

Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 487 p. )

Political companions to great American authors
Political companions to great American authors.
UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.

Introduction: the new history of Emerson's politics and his philosophy of self-reliance / Alan M. Levine and Daniel S. Malachuk -- Pt. 1. Classics on Emerson's politics -- Emerson: the all and the one / Wilson Carey McWilliams -- Emerson and the inhibitions of democracy / Judith N. Shklar -- Self-reliance, politics, and society / George Kateb -- Aversive thinking: Emersonian representations in Heidegger and Nietzsche / Stanley Cavell -- Part 2. Emerson's self-reliance properly understood -- Self-reliance and complicity: Emerson's ethics of citizenship / Jack Turner -- The limits of self-reliance: Emerson, slavery, and abolition / James H. Read -- Emerson, self-reliance, and the politics of democracy / Len Gougeon -- Part III. The stubborn reality of Emerson's transcendentalism -- Skeptical triangle? a comparison of the political thought of Emerson, Nietzsche, and Montaigne / Alan M. Levine -- Emerson's politics, retranscendentalized / Daniel S. Malachuk -- Emerson's transcendental gaze and the "disagreeable particulars" of slavery: vision and the costs of idealism / Shannon L. Mariotti -- Part IV. Emerson and liberal democracy -- Property in being: liberalism and the language of ownership in Emerson's writing / Neal Dolan -- Standing for others: reform and representation in Emerson's political thought / Jason Frank -- Emerson's democratic platonism in representative men / G. Borden Flanagan.

Personal Subject
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882-Political and social views.

Subject Term
Democracy in literature.
Democracy -- United States -- History -- 19th century.

Geographic Term
United States -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.

Electronic books.

Added Author
Malachuk, Daniel S.
Levine, Alan, 1961-

Added Corporate Author
Project Muse.

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