TITLE

Consuming text: Transubstantiation and ingestion in the interpretation of Emerson

AUTHOR(S)
McMillin, T.S.
PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
Criticism;Winter96, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p85
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Argues that there is something to the way American readers have interpreted the writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson that bears the mark of consumption. Definition of consumption; Effects of consumption on reading; Transfigurative use of Emerson's writing; Internalizing the writer's divine presence.
ACCESSION #
9604020591

 

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