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Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and Whitman. On the Harvard campus, Matthiessen was a visible and active supporter of progressive causes.

Retrieved from ” https: Gay Self-Representation in American Literature. Russell Cheney died in July His personal renaissancr, academic contributions, political activism and early death had a lasting impact renaissancee a circle of scholars and writers. By the Yale University Press.

Matthiessen – – Oxford University Press. Matthiessen Visiting Professorship of Gender and Sexuality”. History of Western Philosophy. F.o.matthissen library Help Advanced Book Search. Retrieved March 22, Harvard Gay and Lesbian Caucus.

He had a two decade long romantic relationship with the painter Russell Cheneytwenty years his senior. Matthiessen Limited preview – Retrieved June 3, The Roots, Growth, and Maturity of a Profession. Roy Harvey Pearce – – Critical Inquiry 8 1: Francis Otto Matthiessen February 19, — April 1, was an educator, scholar and literary critic influential in the fields of American literature and American studies.


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F. O. Matthiessen

Martin Snippet view – But now we have the luxury of an historical awareness of another sort, of an occasion not of anxiety but of promise. Ralph Waldo Emerson ed. Matthiessen was known to his friends as “Matty”. Matthiessen committed suicide in by jumping from a 12th floor window of the Hotel Manger in Boston. Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and Whitmancelebrated the achievements of several 19th-century American authors f.l.matthiessen had a profound impact on a generation of scholars.

Several generations after Matthiessen’s death, this visiting professorship reaffirms the university’s appreciation for his continuing legacy as a storied scholar and teacher. I am a Christian and a Socialist.

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Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart. He spent the evening before his death at the home of his friend and colleague, Kenneth Murdock, Harvard’s Higginson Professor of English Literature. Mark Noble – – Cambridge University Press.

Matthiessen was born in Pasadena, California on February 19, This entry has no external links. We may speak without exaggeration of this occasion as historic, since we have come here to enact anew the chief function of culture and humanism, to bring man again into communication with man.

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Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and Whitmandiscusses the flowering of literary culture in the middle of the American 19th century, with Emerson, Thoreau, Melville, Whitman and Nathaniel Hawthorne.

In a f.o.matthiesxen to Cheney, Matthiessen wrote about ameeican friends with the knowledge of their relationship, rather than the world at large; [19] in planning to xmerican his life with Cheney, Matthiessen went as far as asking his cohort in the Yale secret society Skull and Bones to approve of their partnership.


Sign in to use this feature. Gallagher – – Thought: Retrieved November 16, Find it on Scholar. Matthiessen was an American studies scholar and literary critic at Harvard University, [7] and chaired its undergraduate program in history and literature.

Already financially secure, he donated an inheritance he received in the late s to his friend, Marxist economist Paul Sweezy.

American renaissance: art and expression in the age of Emerson and Whitman

No keywords specified fix it. Retrieved January 25, In Julyhe gave the inaugural lecture, stating:. Harvard, Homosexuality and the Shaping of American Culture. Approaching seventy years after his death, Matthiessen’s suite at Eliot House remains preserved as the F. This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat Matthiessen Roomhousing personal manuscripts and volumes of his library available for scholarly research by permission.

Callaway – – Transactions of the C. Matthiessen was buried at Springfield Cemetery in Springfield, Massachusetts.