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Retrieved June 6, He also served as mayor of Lasalle for ten years. Approaching seventy years after his death, Matthiessen’s suite at Eliot House remains preserved as the F. Matthiessen committed suicide in by jumping from a 12th floor window of the Hotel Manger in Boston.

Matthiessen was well known for his support of liberal causes and progressive politics. History of Western Philosophy. Retrieved from ” https: Peirce Society 35 3: Already financially secure, he donated an inheritance he received in the late s to his friend, Marxist economist Paul Sweezy.

Russell Cheney died in July Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. The University of Wisconsin Press. His personal story, academic contributions, political activism and early death had a lasting impact on a circle of scholars and writers.


Archived from the original on January 1, His contributions to the Harvard University community have been memorialized in several ways, including a recently endowed visiting professorship.

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Retrieved March 22, But now we have the luxury of an historical awareness of another sort, of an occasion not of anxiety but of promise. Its focus was the period roughly from to in which all these writers but Emerson published what would, by Matthiessen’s time, come to be thought of as their renaissanec Find it on Scholar. Gallagher – – Thought: Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and Whitmancelebrated the achievements of several 19th-century American authors and had a profound impact on a generation of scholars.

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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American Renaissance: Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and Whitman

Retrieved January 26, This article has no associated abstract. Retrieved October 4, The Argument of the Essays.

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Matthiessen was born in Pasadena, California on February 19, Matthiessen Visiting Professorship of Gender and Sexuality”. Our age has had no escape from an awareness of history. Matthiessen Plunges to Death from Hotel Window”. By the Yale University Press.

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