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A Power to Translate the World
New Essays on Emerson and International Culture
David LaRocca, ed.; Ricardo Miguel-Alfonso, ed.

Dartmouth College Press



Contents

• Introduction: Thinking Through International Influence—David LaRocca and Ricardo Miguel-Alfonso
• EMERSON BEYOND BORDERS IN HIS TIME
• The Anti-Slave from Emerson to Obama—Donald E. Pease
• Emerson, the Indian Brahmo Samaj, and the American Reception of Gandhi—David M. Robinson
• Transcendentalist Triangulations: The American Goethe and His Female Disciples—Monika M. Elbert
• Emerson, Great Britain, and the International Struggle for the Rights of the Workingman—Len Gougeon
• An “Extempore Adventurer” in Italy: Emerson as International Tourist, 1832–1833—Robert D. Habich
• EMERSON AND GLOBAL MODERNITY
• “Eternal Allusion”: Maeterlinck’s Readings of Emerson’s Somatic Semiotics—David LaRocca
• Emerson in Germany, 1850–1933: Appreciation and Appropriation—Herwig Friedl
• Transcendental Modernism: Vicente Huidobro’s Emersonian Poetics—Ricardo Miguel-Alfonso
• Rilke and Emerson: The Case against Influence as Such—Richard Deming
• Emerson; or, The Critic—The Arnoldian Ideal—K. L. Evans
• The “Whole” Conduct of Life: Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry James—Daniel Rosenberg Nutters
• EMERSON AND THE FAR EAST
• Emerson and Japan: Finding a Way of Cultural Criticism—Naoko Saito
• Emerson and China—Neal Dolan and Laura Jane Wey
• Confucius and Emerson on the Virtue of Self-Reliance—Mathew A. Foust
• EMERSON AND THE NEAR EAST
• Emerson and Some Jewish Questions—Kenneth S. Sacks
• Emerson and Jewish Readers—David Mikics
• Middle Eastern–American Literature: A Contemporary Turn in Emerson Studies—Roger Sedarat
• Acknowledgments
• Abbreviations
• Contributors
• Index

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