Misery's mathematics : mourning, compensation, and reality in antebellum American literature /
Misery's Mathematics reveals the strain of a moment in American cultural history that led several remarkable writers - including Emerson, Warner, Melville and Hawthorn - to render the stark rupture of loss in innovative ways. Pushing Protestant culture's sense of loss into secular terrain,...
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|Series:||Literary criticism and cultural theory.