Transnational Thoreau : Time, space, and relativity

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Giles, Paul. (2016). Transnational Thoreau : Time, space, and relativity. In In Case, Kristen and van Anglen, K. P. (Ed.). Thoreau at two hundred : Essays and reassessments pp. 138-153 Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781316146002.011
AuthorsGiles, Paul
EditorsCase, Kristen and van Anglen, K. P.
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[Extract] Building upon recent environmentalist criticism that suggests ways Thoreau approached the strangeness of phenomena that did not accommodate themselves to a priori nationalistic categories, I want to suggest means by which the orbit of Thoreau’s writing expands from the transnational to the cross- temporal, with the multiple crosscurrents it creates positioning his narratives as complex forms of mediation across spatiotemporal dimensions that deliberately traverse the boundaries of his own time and place.

Page range138-153
Year2016
Book titleThoreau at two hundred : Essays and reassessments
PublisherCambridge University Press
Place of publicationNew York, NY
ISBN9781316792605
9781107094291
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781316146002.011
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