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Author Jay, Paul, 1946-

Title Contingency blues : the search for foundations in American criticism / Paul Jay.

Imprint Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1997.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 221 pages).
Series The Wisconsin project on American writers
Wisconsin project on American writers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 210-216) and index.
Contents Modernity and nature in Emerson -- Emerson, Whitman, and the problem of culture -- George Santayana and Van Wyck Brooks: Pragmatism and the genteel tradition -- John Dewey: Pragmatism, modernism, and aesthetic criticism -- Kenneth Burke: Modernism and the motives of rhetoric -- Conclusion: Rhetoric, neopragmatism, border studies -- Beyond the contingency blues.
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Subject American literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Modernism (Literature) -- United States.
Criticism -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Jay, Paul, 1946- Contingency blues. Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1997 0299154106 (DLC) 96042533 (OCoLC)35364781
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