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Matthiessen seconded the nomination of the Progressive Party presidential candidate, Henry Wallaceat the party’s convention in Philadelphia in Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and Whitman. Monthly downloads F.o.matthiessfn, there are not enough data points to plot this chart. By the Yale University Press. I am a Christian and a Socialist. Roy Harvey Pearce – – Critical Inquiry 8 1: His best-known book, American Renaissance: Matthiessen Visiting Professorship of Gender and Sexuality.

Russell Cheney died in July Several generations after Matthiessen’s death, this visiting professorship reaffirms the university’s appreciation americann his continuing legacy as a storied scholar and teacher.

In a letter to Cheney, Matthiessen wrote about trusting friends with the knowledge of their relationship, rather than the world at large; [19] in planning to spend 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.


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This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat Sign in to use this feature. Retrieved June 3, Matthiessen was well known for his support of liberal causes and progressive politics.

He also served as mayor of Lasalle for ten years. Francis Otto Matthiessen February 19, — April 1, was an educator, scholar and literary critic influential in the fields of American literature and American studies. Science and Society 6 2: Matthiessen Roomhousing personal manuscripts and volumes of his library available for scholarly research by permission.

Account Options Sign in. Retrieved June 6, His grandfather, Frederick William Matthiessenwas an industrial leader in zinc production and a successful manufacturer of clocks and machine tools. Renaisasnce 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.

Retrieved September 26, He also xmerican to be deeply affected by Russell Cheney’s death. Request removal from index. Views Read Edit View history.

No keywords specified fix it. He f.o.matthessen the evening before his death at the home of his friend and colleague, Kenneth Murdock, Harvard’s Higginson Professor of English Literature.

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F. O. Matthiessen

It also established American Renaissance as the common term to refer to American literature of the mid-nineteenth century. Matthiessen was an American studies scholar and literary critic at Harvard University, [7] and chaired its undergraduate program in history and literature.


Approaching seventy years after his death, Matthiessen’s suite at Eliot House remains preserved as the F. My library Help Advanced Book Search. He was being targeted by anti-communist forces that would soon be exploited by Senator Joseph McCarthyand inquiries by the House Un-American Activities Committee into his politics may have been a contributing factor in his suicide.

Gay Self-Representation in American Literature. Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and Whitman. Matthiessen committed suicide in by jumping from a 12th floor window of the Hotel Manger in Boston.

The New York Times. Retrieved March 22, Vince Brewton – – Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. 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.

Much of that history has been hard and full of suffering.

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

Callaway – – Transactions of the C. His stature and legacy as a member of the Harvard community has been memorialized in several ways by the university. Harvard, Homosexuality and the Shaping of American Culture.