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Hindu Scriptures and American Transcendentalists
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Umesh Patri
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-17 - Publisher: Notion Press

In this extraordinarily candid book, Umesh Patri presents a fresh reappraisal of the impact of Indian scriptures on American transcendentalism which flourished in New England in the 19th century. The major premise of the study is that other influences on the transcendentalists, such as Chinese, Persian, Sufi, Arabic, Neo-Platonism and
American Transcendentalism and Asian Religions
Language: en
Pages: 355
Authors: Arthur Versluis
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

The first major study since the 1930s of the relationship between American Transcendentalism and Asian religions, and the first comprehensive work to include post-Civil War Transcendentalists like Samuel Johnson, this book is encyclopedic in scope. Beginning with the inception of Transcendentalist Orientalism in Europe, Versluis covers the entire history of
Lord Cornwallis Is Dead
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Nico Slate
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-11 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

Do democracies bring about greater equality among their citizens? India embraced universal suffrage in 1947 and yet its citizens are far from realizing equality. The U.S. struggles with intolerance and inequality well into the twenty-first century. Nico Slate offers a new look at the struggle for freedom that linked two
Big Sky Mind
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Carole Tonkinson
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-09-01 - Publisher: Penguin

Essays, poems, photographs, and letters explore the link between Buddhism and the Beats--with previously unpublished material from several beat writers, including Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Gary Snyder, and Diane diPrima.
The Influence of Mysticism on 20th Century British and American Literature
Language: en
Pages: 191
Authors: David Garrett Izzo
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-01 - Publisher: McFarland

This volume discusses the relationships between the philosophy of Mysticism, which traces its lineage back into prehistory, with that of the world of more traditional philosophy and literature. The author argues for the centrality of mysticism’s role in the philosophical and artistic development of western culture. The connections between these