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American Romanticism and British Socialism

Mark Bevir

in The Making of British Socialism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150833
eISBN:
9781400840281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150833.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter highlights some of the themes that distinguish ethical socialism from welfare liberalism as well as other strands of socialism. Several ethical socialists owed a distinctive debt to ... More


Thoreau: Writing, Mourning, Neighbouring

Stephen Mulhall

in Stanley Cavell: Philosophy's Recounting of the Ordinary

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238508
eISBN:
9780191679643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238508.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Aesthetics

Cavell's most recent and detailed treatment of the issue of how the individual understands her relationship with others appears in the form of his readings of the work of Thoreau and Emerson, and his ... More


Poe’s Taste for the Arabesque

Jacob Rama Berman

in American Arabesque: Arabs and Islam in the Nineteenth Century Imaginary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789506
eISBN:
9780814789513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789506.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the translation of the image of the Arab into a “unique” expression of American romanticism, particularly in Edgar Allan Poe's oeuvre. In Poe, the figure of the Arab facilitates ... More


“He knows the Koran by heart”: The Sufi Circulations of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Jeffrey Einboden

in The Islamic Lineage of American Literary Culture: Muslim Sources from the Revolution to Reconstruction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199397808
eISBN:
9780199397822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397808.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The final chapter, reaching up to the Civil War and its immediate aftermath, focuses on Ralph Waldo Emerson, mapping the wide expanse between his public image and private practice. Emerson, a ... More


Introduction: to fasten words again to visible – and invisible – things

Catherine Gander and Sarah Garland

in Mixed Messages: American Correspondences in Visual and Verbal Practices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991500
eISBN:
9781526115003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991500.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

In this extended introductory essay, Catherine Gander and Sarah Garland suggest new ways of looking at the correspondences between visual and verbal practices to consider their material and ... More


“Intermingled with Texts of the Koran”: Washington Irving’s Moorish Renovations

Jeffrey Einboden

in The Islamic Lineage of American Literary Culture: Muslim Sources from the Revolution to Reconstruction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199397808
eISBN:
9780199397822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397808.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Washington Irving was a leading American Romantic, author of classic tales including “Rip Van Winkle” and “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” Privately, however, he was also one of America’s earliest ... More


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