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Thoreau and the Language of Trees

Thoreau and the Language of Trees

Richard Higgins and Robert D. Richardson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294042
eISBN:
9780520967311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294042.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Thoreau and the Language of Trees is the first in-depth study of Thoreau’s passionate engagement with trees and his writing about them. It explores his keen eye for trees as a naturalist, his ... More

Untimely DemocracyThe Politics of Progress After Slavery

Untimely Democracy: The Politics of Progress After Slavery

Gregory Laski

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190642792
eISBN:
9780190642815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642792.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, African-American Literature

Untimely Democracy tells the surprising story of how American authors and activists defined the path of racial progress after the abolition of slavery. Conventional narratives of democracy stretching ... More

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