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The Resource A political companion to Ralph Waldo Emerson, edited by Alan M. Levine and Daniel S. Malachuk

A political companion to Ralph Waldo Emerson, edited by Alan M. Levine and Daniel S. Malachuk

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A political companion to Ralph Waldo Emerson
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A political companion to Ralph Waldo Emerson
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edited by Alan M. Levine and Daniel S. Malachuk
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Summary
From before the Civil War until his death in 1882, Ralph Waldo Emerson was renowned-and renounced-as one of the United States' most prominent abolitionists and as a leading visionary of the nation's liberal democratic future. Following his death, however, both Emerson's political activism and his political thought faded from public memory, replaced by the myth of the genteel man of letters and the detached sage of individualism. In the 1990s, scholars rediscovered Emerson's antislavery writings and began reviving his legacy as a political activist. A Political Companion to Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Political companions to great American authors
A political companion to Ralph Waldo Emerson, edited by Alan M. Levine and Daniel S. Malachuk
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A political companion to Ralph Waldo Emerson, edited by Alan M. Levine and Daniel S. Malachuk
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt2jckvx
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 451-461) and index
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Contents
Introduction: the new history of Emerson's politics and his philosophy of self-reliance / Alan M. Levine and Daniel S. Malachuk -- pt. 1. Classics on Emerson's politics -- Emerson: the all and the one / Wilson Carey McWilliams -- Emerson and the inhibitions of democracy / Judith N. Shklar -- Self-reliance, politics, and society / George Kateb -- Aversive thinking: Emersonian representations in Heidegger and Nietzsche / Stanley Cavell -- Part 2. Emerson's self-reliance properly understood -- Self-reliance and complicity: Emerson's ethics of citizenship / Jack Turner -- The limits of self-reliance: Emerson, slavery, and abolition / James H. Read -- Emerson, self-reliance, and the politics of democracy / Len Gougeon -- Part III. The stubborn reality of Emerson's transcendentalism -- Skeptical triangle? a comparison of the political thought of Emerson, Nietzsche, and Montaigne / Alan M. Levine -- Emerson's politics, retranscendentalized / Daniel S. Malachuk -- Emerson's transcendental gaze and the "disagreeable particulars" of slavery: vision and the costs of idealism / Shannon L. Mariotti -- Part IV. Emerson and liberal democracy -- Property in being: liberalism and the language of ownership in Emerson's writing / Neal Dolan -- Standing for others: reform and representation in Emerson's political thought / Jason Frank -- Emerson's democratic platonism in representative men / G. Borden Flanagan
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