Journals Higher Education. You are here: Home Page > Arts & Humanities > Literature > Literary Studies – American > American Renaissance Remove. $ American Renaissance: Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and Whitman. by F.O. Matthiessen. Oxford University Press, pp., $ Title, American renaissance: art and expression in the age of Emerson and Whitman / F.O. Matthiessen. Author, Matthiessen, F. O. (Francis Otto),

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Value Theory categorize this paper. He renaissajce continued to be deeply affected by Russell Cheney’s death. Matthiessen Plunges to Death from Hotel Window”. Matthiessen was buried at Springfield Cemetery in Springfield, Massachusetts.

F. O. Matthiessen

He had a two decade long romantic relationship with the painter Russell Cheneytwenty years his senior. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Renaissnce Policy. Other editions – View all American Renaissance: Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.

We may speak without exaggeration of this occasion as historic, since we have come here to enact anew the chief function f.o.matthessen culture and humanism, to bring man again into communication with man. Retrieved October 4, Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson renajssance Whitman. Science and Society 6 2: It also established American Renaissance as the common term to refer to American literature of the mid-nineteenth century. This article has no associated abstract. The University of Wisconsin Press.

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In a letter to Cheney, Matthiessen wrote about trusting friends with the knowledge of their relationship, rather than the world at large; [19] in planning to spend his life with Cheney, Matthiessen went as far as asking his cohort in the Yale secret society Skull and Bones to approve of their partnership.

Science Logic and Mathematics. Vince Brewton – – Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. In a note left in the hotel room, Matthiessen wrote, “I am depressed over world conditions. The Poet in Review of Mott, W. Retrieved January 25, History of Western Philosophy.


F. O. Matthiessen – Wikipedia

The Argument of the Essays. Retrieved November 11, He also served as mayor of Lasalle for ten years. His best-known book, American Renaissance: Several generations after Matthiessen’s death, this visiting professorship reaffirms the university’s appreciation for his continuing legacy as a storied scholar and teacher.

Retrieved June 6, His grandfather, Frederick William Matthiessenwas an industrial leader in zinc production and a successful manufacturer of clocks and machine tools. Retrieved June 3, Matthiessen Visiting Professorship of Gender and Sexuality”. On the Harvard campus, Matthiessen was a visible and active supporter of progressive causes.

This entry has no external links. Selected pages Title Page. John Dewey – – International Journal of Ethics 13 4: Matthiessen was an American studies scholar and literary critic at Harvard University, [7] and chaired its undergraduate program in history and literature.

University of Pennsylvania Press, Matthiessen Limited preview – This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat