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Romanticism and pragmatism : Richard Rorty and the idea of a poeticized culture / Ulf Schulenberg, Visiting Chair of American Studies, University of Siegen, Germany.

Author / Creator Schulenberg, Ulf, 1966- author.
Imprint Houndsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Description vii, 251 pages ; 23 cm
Language English
Subject Rorty, Richard -- Criticism and interpretation.
Rorty, Richard.
Pragmatism in literature.
American literature -- History and criticism.
LITERARY CRITICISM / American / General.
LITERARY CRITICISM / Semiotics & Theory.
PHILOSOPHY / Movements / Pragmatism.
American literature.
Pragmatism in literature.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format Print, Book
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ISBN 9781137474186 (hardback)
1137474181 (hardback)
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-245) and index.
Summary "Romanticism and Pragmatism offers a new and original perspective by elucidating how pragmatism, humanism, anti-authoritarianism, and postmetaphysics are linked and is the first monograph to offer a detailed discussion of Richard Rorty's idea of a literary or poeticized culture. It argues that pragmatism's use of Romanticism is an integral part of a modern antifoundationalist story of progress, and that it can help us appreciate the significance of Romanticism in the twenty-first century. It also analyses the relation between pragmatism and race (and cosmopolitanism), and approaches the question of a pragmatist literary ethics"--
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