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American transcendentalism and Asian religions

Arthur Versluis 1959-

1993

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  • Title:
    American transcendentalism and Asian religions
  • Author: Arthur Versluis 1959-
  • Description: Contents; 1. Introduction: Transcendentalism and the Orient; 2. Predecessors: The First Meetings of East and West; 3. Emerson, Thoreau, Alcott, and the Orient; 4. The Dissenters: Melville and Brownson; 5. The Ambience: Orientalism in General-Interest American Magazines; 6. Ambience and Embodiment of Transcendental Dreams; 7. Transcendentalist Periodicals and the Orient; 8. Patterns in Literary Religion: The Orient and the Second Cycle of Transcendentalism; 9. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
    This study of the relationship between American transcendentalism and the Asian religions traces the history of the transcendentalist movement in the USA and the profound influence of Orientalism on the movement.
  • Publication Date: 1993
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (364 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-280-44251-4;ISBN 0-19-536037-0;ISBN 1-4237-6477-3
  • Subjects: Transcendentalism (New England); Asia -- Religion -- Influence; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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