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Aesthetic materialism : electricity and American romanticism / Paul Gilmore.

Author/Creator:
Gilmore, Paul, 1970-
Publication:
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 242 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Aesthetics.
Electricity in literature.
Telegraph in literature.
Romanticism -- United States.
Contents:
Introduction : the word "aesthetic"
Idealist aesthetics and the republican telegraph
Aesthetic electricity
Frederick Douglass's electric words : aesthetic politics and the limits of identification
Mad filaments : Walt Whitman's aesthetic body telegraphic
Conclusion : aesthetic electricity caged.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-235) and index.
ISBN:
9780804761239 (cloth : alk. paper)
080476123X (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
236117287
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