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Contested Liberalisms: Martineau, Dickens and the Victorian Press

Iain Crawford

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474453134
eISBN:
9781474481182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453134.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Contested Liberalisms corrects a long-standing critical narrative of the relationship between Harriet Martineau and Charles Dickens. That narrative has occluded the importance of Martineau’s ... More


The Ties that Bind: Transatlantic Abolitionism in the Age of Reform, c. 1820-1866

J. R. Oldfield

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622003
eISBN:
9781800341708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622003.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the close affinities that bound together anti-slavery activists in Britain and the USA during the mid-nineteenth century, years that witnessed the overthrow of slavery in both the ... More


Edith Wharton and Cosmopolitanism

Meredith Goldsmith and Emily J. Orlando (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062815
eISBN:
9780813051772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062815.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Edith Wharton and Cosmopolitanism explores Edith Wharton’s relation to the concept of cosmopolitanism, as it extended toward her politics, her aesthetics, and her vision of cultural differences. ... More


John Ashbery and Anglo-American Exchange: The Minor Eras

Oli Hazzard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198822011
eISBN:
9780191861093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822011.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Poetry

This book shows how the work of a major post-war American poet has been centrally concerned with questions of national identity and intercultural poetic exchange, by reading crucial episodes in John ... More


Felicia Hemans and the Birth of the Mass-Market Woman Poet

Alexis Easley

in New Media and the Rise of the Popular Woman Writer, 1832–1860

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474475921
eISBN:
9781474496001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474475921.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter focuses the career of Felicia Hemans, one of the first women writers to achieve widespread fame as a mass-market poet. I begin with an overview of the revolution in print that ... More


Introduction

Lisa L. Moore and Joanna Brooks

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

This book brings together the voices and writings of English-speaking women that circulated around the North Atlantic during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. From Abigail Adams and Nanye’hi ... More


‘the barbarous wastes’: Ashbery and W. H. Auden

Oli Hazzard

in John Ashbery and Anglo-American Exchange: The Minor Eras

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198822011
eISBN:
9780191861093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822011.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Poetry

Chapter 1 describes Ashbery’s relationship with W. H. Auden in a new way, attending as much to the substantial, productive antagonisms between the two poets as to developing important continuities ... More


William James and the Transatlantic Conversation: Pragmatism, Pluralism, and Philosophy of Religion

Martin Halliwell and Joel D. S. Rasmussen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687510
eISBN:
9780191767173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687510.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Literature

William James and the Transatlantic Conversation focuses on the American philosopher and psychologist William James (1842–1910) and his engagements with European thought, together with ... More


The Reception of William James in Continental Europe

Jaime Nubiola

in William James and the Transatlantic Conversation: Pragmatism, Pluralism, and Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687510
eISBN:
9780191767173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687510.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Literature

By the time of his death in 1910 at the age of 68 years, William James had become the most influential American thinker both at home and in Europe not just of his own period, but indeed of any ... More


Vastations and Prosthetics: Henry James, Sr. and the Transatlantic Education of William and Henry James

Peter Kuryla

in William James and the Transatlantic Conversation: Pragmatism, Pluralism, and Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687510
eISBN:
9780191767173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687510.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter considers the peripatetic transatlantic education of William and Henry James, the brothers’ incomplete sense of vocation in early adulthood, and their subsequent evaluation of each ... More


Morbid and Positive Thinking: William James, Psychology, and Illness

Martin Halliwell

in William James and the Transatlantic Conversation: Pragmatism, Pluralism, and Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687510
eISBN:
9780191767173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687510.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter explores William James’s often overlooked Lowell Lectures on Exceptional Mental States of 1896, which bridge James’s early work on psychology in The Principles of Psychology and his ... More


Encountering the Smashing Projectile: William James on John Stuart Mill and the Woman Question

Leslie Butler

in William James and the Transatlantic Conversation: Pragmatism, Pluralism, and Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687510
eISBN:
9780191767173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687510.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter addresses the theme of gender by considering the “transatlantic conversation” between William James and John Stuart Mill on the question of women’s rights. James famously dedicated ... More


James’s Critique of Absolute Idealism in A Pluralistic Universe

Michael R. Slater

in William James and the Transatlantic Conversation: Pragmatism, Pluralism, and Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687510
eISBN:
9780191767173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687510.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter examines James’s objections to monistic idealism in A Pluralistic Universe, and situates the larger philosophical issues at stake within their late nineteenth-century to early ... More


Growing up Zig-Zag: Reassessing the Transatlantic Legacy of William James

Jeremy Carrette

in William James and the Transatlantic Conversation: Pragmatism, Pluralism, and Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687510
eISBN:
9780191767173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687510.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Literature

Understanding James through his transatlantic conversations entails recognizing how these conversations emerge from “growing up zig-zag”, a description of his childhood experience moving between ... More


Introduction: William James and the Transatlantic Conversation

Joel D. S. Rasmussen

in William James and the Transatlantic Conversation: Pragmatism, Pluralism, and Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687510
eISBN:
9780191767173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687510.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Literature

This introduction to the volume achieves four primary aims: (1) it explores the synergies and tensions between the American and transatlantic currents in William James’s thought; (2) it indicates the ... More


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