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by Jeanetta Boswell

eBook The American Renaissance and the Critics: The Best of a Century in Criticism epub
  • ISBN: 0893415995
  • Author: Jeanetta Boswell
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Subcategory: History & Criticism
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Longwood Pr Ltd (May 1, 1990)
  • Pages: 502 pages
  • ePUB size: 1375 kb
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There are many criticisms associated with the American Renaissance, and some critics question if it ever actually took place. a b c Boswell, Jeanetta. The American Renaissance and the Critics.

There are many criticisms associated with the American Renaissance, and some critics question if it ever actually took place. The notion of an American Renaissance has been criticized for overemphasizing a small number of white male writers and artifacts of high culture. William E. Cain noted the "extreme white male formation" of Matthiessen's list of authors and stated that by "devoting hundreds of pages of analysis and celebration to five white male authors, Matthiessen unwittingly prefigured in his book what. later readers would dispute and labor to correct.

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Socio-literary critics. Moral-aesthetic critics. American Renaissance. The authors who began to come to prominence in the 1830s and were active until about the end of the Civil War-the humorists, the classic New Englanders, Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, and others-did their work in a new spirit, and their achievements were of a new sort. In part this was because they were in some way influenced by the broadening democratic concepts that in 1829 triumphed in Andrew Jackson’s inauguration as president.

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Since Matthiessen, criticism of the American Renaissance has followed .

Since Matthiessen, criticism of the American Renaissance has followed the profession’s movement from New Critical formalism to theory, new historicism, and cultural studies. Although many critics in the early 21st century still focus on canonical authors, with Edgar Allan Poe and Emily Dickinson having been added to Matthiessen’s five, once marginalized works by African Americans, Native Americans, and women are commonly studied alongside the masterworks that once defined the canon. Moreover, approaches to the American Renaissance have multiplied to include many forms of contextual analysis that take into consideration previously neglected authors.

Discuss the development of American Renaissance literature within the . Boswell, Jeanetta Comprehensive bibliography of Melville criticism written or published between 1900 and 1978.

Discuss the development of American Renaissance literature within the broader cultural, historical, political, and economic context of the pre-Civil War era. Boswell, Jeanetta. Herman Melville and the Critics: A Checklist of Criticism, 1900-1978. The Scarecrow Author Bibliographies, No. 53. Metuchen, . Comprehensive bibliography of Melville criticism written or published between 1900 and 1978. The Two Terns: A Note on ‘The Fall of the House of Usher’ and Chapter II of Walden. The Thoreau Society Bulletin, no. 223 (spring 1998): 1-2.

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White-Jacket’s White Jacket, or Humanity In a Trans(e) White-Jacket s "conventional" reception as the mouthpiece for Herman Melville's criticism of the inhumane laws in the American Navy frequently overshadows the complexity of this character .

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