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The Territoriality of Tradition: Treaties, Hunting Grounds, and Prophecy in Black Hawk’s Narrative

Mark Rifkin

in Manifesting America: The Imperial Construction of U.S. National Space

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195387179
eISBN:
9780199866786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387179.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines Life of Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak, or Black Hawk (1833), demonstrating how the text challenges official U.S. accounts of native politics in the western Great Lakes. It shows how ... More


Humanity: “Art is the Mediatress, the Reconciliator of Man and Nature”

Samantha C. Harvey

in Transatlantic Transcendentalism: Coleridge, Emerson, and Nature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748681365
eISBN:
9780748693887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681365.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter 5, “Humanity: ‘Art is the Mediatress, the Reconciliator of Man and Nature,’” reveals Emerson's interest in Coleridge's literary criticism. Although Coleridge and Emerson were committed to ... More


Emerson's Nature: Coleridge's Method and the Romantic Triad

Samantha C. Harvey

in Transatlantic Transcendentalism: Coleridge, Emerson, and Nature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748681365
eISBN:
9780748693887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681365.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter 7, “Emerson's Nature: Coleridge's Method and the Romantic Triad,” investigates Emerson's most famous – and most Coleridgean – essay. Despite the profound debt to Coleridge, it was still a ... More


Wordsworth & Whitman

Gary Schmidgall

in Containing Multitudes: Walt Whitman and the British Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199374410
eISBN:
9780199374434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374410.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter 6 begins with a far-flung array of points of contact between Wordsworth and Whitman, including their love for nature, fascination with solitude and isolation, belief in spiritual freedom, ... More


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