blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



   Prologue from William James:
   In the Maelstrom of American Modernism

Robert Richardson is a distinguished scholar and the author of  Emerson: The Mind on Fire (1995), winner of the Frederic G. Melcher Book Award, and Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind (1986), both from the University of California. William James: In the Maelstrom of American Modernism will appear from Houghton Mifflin this fall. Richardson is the recipient of the Francis Parkman Prize and has been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, among many other honorsblackbird bug

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