The Resource Bergson and American culture : the worlds of Willa Cather and Wallace Stevens, (ebook)

Bergson and American culture : the worlds of Willa Cather and Wallace Stevens, (ebook)

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Bergson and American culture : the worlds of Willa Cather and Wallace Stevens
Title
Bergson and American culture
Title remainder
the worlds of Willa Cather and Wallace Stevens
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Language
eng
Summary
Bergsonian "vitalism" challenged the dominance of Spencerian determinism in the early twentieth century and seemed to offer a new foundation for belief in human freedom and individual possibility. Quirk traces the impact of Bergsonism upon the American sensibility and shows how individual writers -- particularly two such different artists as Willa Cather and Wallace Stevens -- appropriated vitalistic notions and made them serve the peculiar requirements of their own unique creative imaginations. Originally published in 1990.A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1946-
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Quirk, Tom
Dewey number
810.9/0052
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Bergson, Henri
  • Cather, Willa
  • Stevens, Wallace
  • American literature
  • Philosophy in literature
  • Vitalism in literature
  • United States
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adult
Label
Bergson and American culture : the worlds of Willa Cather and Wallace Stevens, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469639611
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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MWT12130736
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remote
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12130736
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MWT12130736
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Bergson and American culture : the worlds of Willa Cather and Wallace Stevens, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469639611
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12130736
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12130736
System control number
MWT12130736
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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