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Author Grey, Robin (Robin Sandra)

Title The complicity of imagination : the American renaissance, contests of authority, and seventeenth-century English culture / Robin Grey.

Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  810.9003 GREY    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 294 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Cambridge studies in American literature and culture ; 106.
Cambridge studies in American literature and culture ; 106.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-280) and index.
Contents Introduction: Antebellum America and the Culture of Seventeenth-Century England -- 1. Cultural Predicaments and Authorial Responses -- 2. "A Seraph's Eloquence": Emerson's Inspired Language and Milton's Apocalyptic Prose -- 3. Margaret Fuller's "The Two Herberts," Emerson, and the Disavowal of Sequestered Virtue -- 4. "As if a green bough were laid across the page": Thoreau's Seventeenth-Century Landscapes and Extravagant Personae -- 5. Melville's Mardi and Moby-Dick, Marvelous Travel Narratives, and Seventeenth-Century Methods of Inquiry -- 6. Surmising the Infidel: Melville Reads Milton.
Subject Fuller, Margaret, 1810-1850 -- Knowledge -- England.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 -- Knowledge -- England.
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 -- Knowledge -- England.
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Knowledge -- England.
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Appreciation.
American literature -- English influences.
England -- Civilization -- 17th century.
ISBN 0521495385 (hc)