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Sponsored Conservatism: The Landscape of National Conservative Organizations

Amy J. Binder and Kate Wood

in Becoming Right: How Campuses Shape Young Conservatives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145372
eISBN:
9781400844876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145372.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter focuses on the right-leaning, national-level organizations that sponsor conservatism on college campuses. In particular, it looks at three prominent national conservative organizations ... More


How to Dismantle American Culture: Van Wyck Brooks and Oppositional Criticism

Randall Fuller

in Emerson's Ghosts: Literature, Politics, and the Making of Americanists

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195313925
eISBN:
9780199787753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313925.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter traces the career of Van Wyck Brooks, who unconsciously enacted Emerson's “American Scholar” in his groundbreaking critical manifestos of the 1910s. Brooks eventually found that his ... More


Every One Is Fifty

Jon Grinspan

in Virgin Vote: How Young Americans Made Democracy Social, Politics Personal, and Voting Popular in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627342
eISBN:
9781469627366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627342.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

Attracting young people was always a struggle. Parties and politicians could never really engineer millions of young people’s intimate, disorganized political awakenings, driven by deeply personal ... More


The Experiment in America: Sectional Art and Literary Nationalism

Barbara Foley

in Jean Toomer: Race, Repression, and Revolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038440
eISBN:
9780252096327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038440.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter analyzes Toomer's relationship with the early 1920s modernists dubbing themselves “Young America”—particularly with novelist Waldo Frank, whose influential Our America (1919) advocated a ... More


Transvisionary Translating

John Haydock

in Melville's Intervisionary Network: Balzac, Hawthorne, and Realism in the American Renaissance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781942954231
eISBN:
9781786944153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954231.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

By 1850 Hawthorne had developed the ideas he took from Balzac into his first novel and best seller, The Scarlet Letter. Melville, who was exploring similar traits in Redburn and White-Jacket became ... More


Jean Toomer: Race, Repression, and Revolution

Barbara Foley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038440
eISBN:
9780252096327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038440.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The 1923 publication of Cane established Jean Toomer as a modernist master and one of the key literary figures of the emerging Harlem Renaissance. Though critics and biographers alike have praised ... More


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