Coordinates of Anglo-American Romanticism Wesley, Edwards, Carlyle & Emerson

Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > Online Games | Published on 07/Jun/2021 04:58

207 pages , 1993
"Constructing a transatlantic arc of literature, Brantley explores how John Wesley and Jonathan Edwards provide an empirical as well as evangelical framework for interpreting their spiritual descendants, Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson. He finds that the four Anglo-American writers share a simultaneously rational and sensational reliance on experience as the avenue to knowledge.

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