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The Resource A language of things : Emanuel Swedenborg and the American environmental imagination, Devin P. Zuber

A language of things : Emanuel Swedenborg and the American environmental imagination, Devin P. Zuber

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A language of things : Emanuel Swedenborg and the American environmental imagination
Title
A language of things
Title remainder
Emanuel Swedenborg and the American environmental imagination
Statement of responsibility
Devin P. Zuber
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book considers the fundamental role that religious experience at times played in shaping nineteenth-century American approaches to natural space. By tracing the ways that Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Muir, Sarah Orne Jewett, and Vachel Lindsay all variously responded to the philosophy and theosophy of Emanuel Swedenborg, Zuber illuminates the complex dynamic that came to unfold between the religious, the literary, and the ecological"--
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1978-
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Zuber, Devin P.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Swedenborg, Emanuel
  • Environmentalism
  • Swedenborg, Emanuel
  • Environmentalism
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • United States
Label
A language of things : Emanuel Swedenborg and the American environmental imagination, Devin P. Zuber
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [173] - 228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Planetary pictures -- Psychogeographies of heaven and hell -- Radical correspondence: Emerson's ray of relation -- Heralds of a new gospel: John Muir and the San Francisco Swedenborgians -- Homes for herons: the eco-aesthetics of Sarah Orne Jewett and George Inness
Control code
on1091587452
Extent
xvi, 245 pages
Isbn
9780813943510
Lccn
2019015592
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, some color ; 23 cm
System control number
(OCoLC)1091587452
Label
A language of things : Emanuel Swedenborg and the American environmental imagination, Devin P. Zuber
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [173] - 228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Planetary pictures -- Psychogeographies of heaven and hell -- Radical correspondence: Emerson's ray of relation -- Heralds of a new gospel: John Muir and the San Francisco Swedenborgians -- Homes for herons: the eco-aesthetics of Sarah Orne Jewett and George Inness
Control code
on1091587452
Extent
xvi, 245 pages
Isbn
9780813943510
Lccn
2019015592
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, some color ; 23 cm
System control number
(OCoLC)1091587452

Library Locations

    • Bryn Athyn College, Swedenborg LibraryBorrow it
      2925 College Drive, Bryn Athyn, PA, 19009, US
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