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The Poet in the Dark: Ezra Pound, an Arendtian Perspective

Alan Marshall

in American Experimental Poetry and Democratic Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199561926
eISBN:
9780191721663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561926.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter two looks, from a very different perspective, but with comparable phenomenological intensity, at the complexion of intersubjectivity in Ezra Pound. Building on areas of common interest ... More


The Uneven Balance: Dialectical Terror in Moby-Dick

Paul hurh

in American Terror: The Feeling of Thinking in Edwards, Poe, and Melville

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804791144
eISBN:
9780804794510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791144.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter argues that the terror of Moby-Dick dramatizes the logical paradoxes of a meta-dialectical method. It introduces a study of the influence of Melville’s close friend, George Adler, a ... More


Africa versus the Absolute: Idealism and Its Others

Jared Hickman

in Black Prometheus: Race and Radicalism in the Age of Atlantic Slavery

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190272586
eISBN:
9780190272609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190272586.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The different deployments of the Prometheus figure by G. W. F. Hegel, Karl Marx, and Frederick Douglass in the middle third of the nineteenth century function as a useful map of Atlantic radicalism. ... More


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