The Renewal of Literature: Emersonian Reflections

Richard Poirier, Author
Richard Poirier, Author Yale University Press $13 (0p) ISBN 978-0-300-04086-9
Reviewed on: 09/01/1988
Release date: 09/01/1988
A professor of English at Rutgers, the author follows what he calls an Emersonian tradition""literature as a testing ground for the energizing spirit of human will,'' as PW put itthrough such writers as Thoreau, Whitman, William James, Frost and Norman Mailer. (February)
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