By Cary Wolfe
This research analyzes the facility, attract, and results of radical individualism and the type of cultural critique it generates within the significant determine of yank Romanticism, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and the significant determine of yankee modernism, Ezra Pound. either writers got down to criticize and heal the dissociation of ethics, economics, and politics that they observed because the alienating cultural final result of capitalism. yet simply because their imaginative and prescient of the inalienable person used to be modeled at the constitution and good judgment of personal estate, they reproduced the very contradictions and alienations that they got down to critique and triumph over of their bold cultural initiatives.
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