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National melancholy

Mitchell Robert Breitwieser

National melancholy

mourning and opportunity in classic American literature

by Mitchell Robert Breitwieser

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- History and criticism,
  • National characteristics, American, in literature,
  • Melancholy in literature,
  • Loss (Psychology) in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMitchell Breitwieser.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS169.N35 B74 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17943992M
    ISBN 109780804755818
    LC Control Number2007019470

    Recipient of an Abraham Lincoln Institute Book Award and a forWard Award from the National Mental Health Association About the Book In his award-winning book, Lincoln's Melancholy, Joshua Wolf Shenk demonstrates how the sixteenth president harnessed his . The Melancholy is commonly known as the “black temperament”. No other color best describes this temperament more accurately, for the Melancholy temperament is constantly tormented by dark or “black moods”. Of all the other temperaments the Melancholy in Inclusion surpasses the other temperaments in this area.

    Melancholy Politics. Loss, Mourning, and Memory in Late Modern France. Jean-Philippe Mathy “Mathy has long been a lucid interpreter of French intellectual history. His new book is particularly timely, as it sheds a historian’s light on the current controversial politics of national identity in : Jean-Philippe Mathy. Jane Kenyon was born on , in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She is the author of four books of poetry, including Constance (Graywolf Press, ). The recipient of a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, Kenyon died on Ap

      In the remainder of Against Happiness: In Praise of Melancholy, Wilson goes on to explore how we can avoid falling in the trap of such shallow and superficial “happiness,” reap the spiritual benefits of darker emotions, and learn to be ennobled and creatively empowered rather than consumed by .   Földényi’s extraordinary Melancholy, with its profusion of literary, ecclesiastical, artistic, and historical insights, gives proof to such praise. His book, part history of the term melancholy and part analysis of the melancholic disposition, explores many centuries to explore melancholy’s ambiguities.


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