This book provides unique insight into the social critiCism of four nineteenth-century American transcendentalists -- Margaret Fuller, Walt Whitman, Herman Melville, and Emily Dickinson -- whose varying philosophies all give voice and presence to expressions of "antisocial" desire. These four, alone among their contemporaries, raise objections to their culture in the words and actions of the non-normative subject.
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Published March 1, 1997
by Susquehanna Univ Pr.
History, Political & Social Sciences, Self Help, Gay & Lesbian, Literature & Fiction.