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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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Balaam, Peter, 1963-
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series:Literary criticism and cultural theory.