At the Brink of Infinity: Poetic Humility in Boundless American Space by James E. von der Heydt
English | Mar. 15, 2008 | ISBN: 1587296284 | 262 Pages | PDF | 2 MB
From popular culture to politics to classic novels, quintessentially American texts take their inspiration from the idea of infinity. In the extraordinary literary century inaugurated by Ralph Waldo Emerson, the lyric too seemed to encounter possibilities as limitless as the U.S. imagination.