A power to translate the world : new essays on Emerson and international culture /

"This work is a edited collection tracing the global impact of Emerson's thought"--

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Bibliographic Details
Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Miguel-Alfonso, Ricardo (Editor), LaRocca, David, 1975- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Hanover, New Hampshire : Dartmouth College Press, 2015.
Series:Re-mapping the transnational : a Dartmouth series in American Studies
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Thinking Through International Influence / David LaRocca and Ricardo Miguel-Alfonso
  • I. Emerson beyond Borders in His Time. 1 The Anti-Slave from Emerson to Obama / Donald E. Pease; 2 Emerson, the Indian Brahmo Samaj, and the American Reception of Gandhi / David M. Robinson; 3 Transcendentalist Triangulations: The American Goethe and His Female Disciples / Monika M. Elbert; 4 Emerson, Great Britain, and the International Struggle for the Rights of the Workingman / Len Gougeon; 5 An "Extempore Adventurer" in Italy: Emerson as International Tourist, 1832/1833 / Robert D. Habich
  • II. Emerson and Global Modernity. 6 "Eternal Allusion": Maeterlinck's Readings of Emerson's Somatic Semiotics / David LaRocca; 7 Emerson in Germany, 1850/1933: Appreciation and Appropriation / Herwig Friedl; 8 Transcendental Modernism: Vicente Huidobro's Emersonian Poetics / Ricardo Miguel-Alfonso; 9 Rilke and Emerson: The Case against Influence as Such / Richard Deming; 10 Emerson; or, The Critic; The Arnoldian Ideal / K.L. Evans; 11 The "Whole" Conduct of Life: Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry James / Daniel Rosenberg Nutters
  • III. Emerson and the Far East; 12 Emerson and Japan: Finding a Way of Cultural Criticism / Naoko Saito; 13 Emerson and China / Neal Dolan and Laura Jane Wey; 14 Confucius and Emerson on the Virtue of Self-Reliance / Mathew A. Foust
  • IV. Emerson and the Near East. 15 Emerson and Some Jewish Questions / Kenneth S. Sacks; 16 Emerson and Jewish Readers / David Mikics; 17 Middle Eastern/American Literature: A Contemporary Turn in Emerson Studies / Roger Sedarat.