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Selected Poems, Vol. 1
Ralph Gustafson
1550651498
December 2001
Paperback
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Visions Fugitive
Ralph Gustafson
1550650815
January 1996
Paperback
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Bruce Whiteman
There is wisdom in this last book, as always, for Ralph was an infinitely wise poet. Yet finally it is the lonely heart which predominates, by itself as the heart always must be, contemplating life and death and solitude, in love but ultimately unrequited, and beautifully articulate.


Representative Words: Politics, Literature, and the American Language, 1776-1865
Thomas Gustafson
0521395127
January 1993
Hardcover
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Review
"Thomas Gustafson's Representative Words is a sweeping summary of American writing about language between the Revolution and the Civil War. It is, among other things, a wonderful source....The book is a gold mine of information." Journal of American History

"A short review cannot begin to do justice to the wealth of information and insights provided by Gustafson's wide-ranging study." Robert S. Levine, Journal of the Early Republic

"There is an immense amount of reading in this book, and the work Gustafson has done will prove very helpful to others who want to travel his route." David Simpson, Studies in Romanticism

Book Description
Ralph Waldo Emerson's dictum--"The corruption of man is followed by the corruption of language"--belongs to a long tradition of writing, ...


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