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American sublime

the genealogy of a poetic genre

by Wilson, Rob

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American poetry -- History and criticism,
  • Sublime, The, in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-327) and index.

    StatementRob Wilson.
    SeriesThe Wisconsin project on American writers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS310.S87 W55 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 337 p. ;
    Number of Pages337
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1889085M
    ISBN 100299127702, 0299127745
    LC Control Number90050654

      Beautifully illustrated with works on paper ranging from watercolors to etchings, mezzotints, aquatints, engravings, and lithographs, as well as notable paintings, this book offers important insights into Cole’s formulation of a profound new category in art—the American sublime. Buy American Sublime: Landscape Painting in the United States by Andrew Wilton, Tim Barringer online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - 5/5(1).

    American Sublime: Poems (Paperback) Not all titles listed on our website are available in-store. You can call to confirm that a book you're looking for is available at our store by calling The American technological sublime is a construct that can be useful in understanding the often conflicted and ambivalent reactions of enthusiasm and anxiety, exaltation and depression, associated with the patterns of development experienced in the US in this transitory period.

    Elizabeth Alexander was born in Harlem, New York, but grew up in Washington, DC, the daughter of former United States Secretary of the Army and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission chairman, Clifford Alexander Jr. She holds degrees from Yale, Boston University, and the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned her PhD. She is currently a chancellor of the Academy of American .   The book can presently be ordered in North America on , Fons Vitae and Mecca Books. In the UK, one can go to and Madani Books. For booksellers beyond North America and the UK, please write to [email protected] for private distributors in South Africa, Egypt, and elsewhere. ===== Book Events and bookings.


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