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The complicity of imagination

the American renaissance, contests of authority, and seventeenth-century English culture

by Grey, Robin

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Fuller, Margaret, 1810-1850 -- Knowledge -- England.,
    • Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 -- Knowledge -- England.,
    • Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 -- Knowledge -- England.,
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Knowledge -- England.,
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
    • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
    • English literature -- Appreciation -- United States.,
    • American literature -- English influences.,
    • England -- Civilization -- 17th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-280) and index.

      StatementRobin Grey.
      SeriesCambridge studies in American literature and culture ;, 106
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS159.E5 G74 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 294 p. ;
      Number of Pages294
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL965933M
      ISBN 100521495385
      LC Control Number96002284

      I trapped myself, plane trip to see my mother, it was either the other pages or the airplane what to do in an emergency card. As the subtitle of her volume makes clear, American writers such as Emerson, Thoreau, Fuller, and Herman Melville resorted to seventeenth-century examples to sort out the conflicts and tensions--the contests of authority--in their own culture. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher. Another great wordless picture book to add to your collection.

      By taking seemingly simple things and turning them into works of art, Mr. What kind of person do you think I am? An atomistic account of complicity would assume and require that accomplices know, or could reasonably be expected to know, that they are involved in wrongdoing. The godfathers of all creativity books these are must haves in your classroom library.

      However, we need to issue a warning against declaring a particular methodological approach to be the only epistemic access point for an analysis of complicity. The results are always unfortunate and often disastrous. Though the briefest of Grey's case studies, this chapter is perhaps the most sharply focused in the book and it makes an original contribution to Fuller studies. Construed as a means and not an end, the Constitution stands as the premise for a narrative rather than a plan for an invasion or a monument.


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What all contributors to this volume agree on is that we must dare to delve deeper when thinking about complicity, even when suspecting, or perhaps knowing, that what we will unearth beneath these structures is our very own complicity. We can speak plainly about our differences only if we know and value what we hold in common.

The accomplice knows, or ought to know in the sense that they can reasonably be expected to knowwhat they are complicit in, and who they are complicit with.

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Our shared work is not to invalidate the atomistic method introduced above; it is to expose it as too narrow for the specific purpose of social critique: while it can help us attribute blame to individuals which is often the right thing to doit cannot enable us to expose structures of complicity in which individuals are forced to be complicit, or can hardly avoid being complicit.

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