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Walt Whitman, William James, and Pragmatist Aesthetics

Author: Raphael C Allison

  • Walt Whitman, William James, and Pragmatist Aesthetics

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    Walt Whitman, William James, and Pragmatist Aesthetics

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Abstract

Explores "Whitman's role in shaping James's thought" and evaluates "Whitman's place in the pragmatist tradition," emphasizing the role of aesthetics in pragmatism and offering a pragmatic reading of "Song of the Broad-Axe" based on "Jamesian pluralism."

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Allison, R. C., (2002) “Walt Whitman, William James, and Pragmatist Aesthetics”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 20(1), p.19-29. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1693

Rights: Copyright © 2002 Raphael C Allison

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01 Jul 2002
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