American Poetic Materialism from Whitman to Stevens by Mark Noble

By Mark Noble

In American Poetic Materialism from Whitman to Stevens, Mark Noble examines writers who reconsider the human in fabric phrases. Do our reports correlate to our fabric parts? Do visions of a standard actual flooring indicate a typical function? Noble proposes new readings of Walt Whitman, Ralph Waldo Emerson, George Santayana, and Wallace Stevens that discover a literary historical past wrestling with the implications of its personal materialism. At a second whilst a number of new types of the connection among human adventure and its actual floor movement between serious theorists and philosophers of technology, American Poetic Materialism turns to poets who've lengthy requested what our shared materiality can let us know approximately our customers for brand spanking new versions of our fabric selves.

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