American Literature and the Destruction of Knowledge: by Ronald E. Martin
By Ronald E. Martin
The works of Melville, Emerson, Whitman, and Dickinson, via Crane, Frost, Pound, Stein, Hemingway, Dos Passos, Aiken, Stevens, and Williams, are tested as a part of a cultural present that casts doubt at the probability of data itself. The destruction of ideas, of literary and linguistic types, used to be for those writers a precondition for freeing the mind's eye to achieve extra entry to the self and the genuine international. As a part of the exploration of this cultural context, literary and philosophical realisms are tested jointly, permitting a comparability in their a bit diverse ambitions, in addition to their universal epistemological predicament.
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