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By Mark Noble

In American Poetic Materialism from Whitman to Stevens, Mark Noble examines writers who reconsider the human in fabric phrases. Do our reviews correlate to our fabric components? Do visions of a standard actual flooring suggest a typical function? Noble proposes new readings of Walt Whitman, Ralph Waldo Emerson, George Santayana, and Wallace Stevens that discover a literary historical past wrestling with the implications of its personal materialism. At a second while a number of new types of the connection among human event and its actual floor circulation between serious theorists and philosophers of technological know-how, American Poetic Materialism turns to poets who've lengthy requested what our shared materiality can let us know approximately our customers for brand spanking new types of our fabric selves.

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