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Bergson and American culture

the worlds of Willa Cather and Wallace Stevens

by Tom Quirk

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Bergson, Henri, 1859-1941 -- Influence,
    • Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 -- Philosophy,
    • Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955 -- Philosophy,
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Philosophy in literature,
    • Vitalism in literature,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Tom Quirk.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS228.B47 Q85 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 302 p. ;
      Number of Pages302
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2209894M
      ISBN 100807818801
      LC Control Number89032355

      Others influences count Vladimir Jankélévitch, who wrote a book on him (Henri Bergson) in , Pierre Teilhard de Chardin or Gilles Deleuze who wrote Le bergsonisme in (transl. ). Bergson is also often classified as an influence upon the process philosophy of (beside Deleuze) Alfred North Whitehead, as well as the phenomenology of.   The explosive debate that transformed our views about time and scientific truthOn April 6, , in Paris, Albert Einstein and Henri Bergson publicly debated the nature of time. Einstein considered Bergson's theory of time to be a soft, psychological notion, irreconcilable with Brand: Princeton University Press.

        Mr. Bergson, who was known in Israel by his Hebrew name, Hillel Kook, was born in in Lithuania, and was the youngest of eight children. At .   Although the Bergson Group’s leaders were foreigners who arrived in the U.S. with scant knowledge of American political culture, they quickly built a protest movement that successfully navigated the U.S. political system and brought about a significant change in .

      Henri Bergson (18 October - 4 January ). Philip B. Dematteis Saint Leo University. Letters. Bibliography. Biographies. References. Papers. Nobel Prize in Literature Presentation Speech. Bergson: Banquet Speech. BOOKS: La spécialité (Angers: Lachèse & Dolbeau, ); Extraits de Lucrèce, avec un commentaire, des notes et une étudie sur la poésie, la philosophie, la physique. «'A History of Problems': Bergson and the French Epistemological Tradition». Article publié dans le Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, vol. 35, n° 1, janvier On the place of Bergson in French philosophy. Horkheimer, Max. “On Bergson's Metaphysics of Time,” Radical Philosophy, no. , May -June , pp.


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Chapel Hill: University of. It is surprising, then, that his influence on Anglo-American writers has been studied at length only recently – by Paul Douglass, inBergson, Eliot & American Literature(), and Tom Quirk, inBergson and American Culture().

These two authors establish quite convincingly that Bergson had an important role to play in the development of. A summary of Analytical Overview in Willa Cather's O Pioneers!. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of O Pioneers.

and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. Henri Bergson was born in Paris in and died there in His mother was Anglo-Irish and his father Polish and an accomplished musician.

Bergson uses musical analogies and writes with gallic panache and imagination, drawing freely from the metaphysician and artist in himself. Of Bergson and his kindred spirit philosopher William James, President Theodore Roosevelt noted that “every truly scientific and truly religious man will turn with relief to the ‘lofty’ thought of Bergson and James.” (Bergson and American Culture, Tom Quirk, ).

Understanding Bergson, Understanding Modernism remedies this deficiency in three ways. First, it offers close readings and critiques of six pivotal texts. Second, it reassesses Bergson's impact on Modernism while also tracing his continuing importance to literature, media, and philosophy throughout the twentieth and into the 21st century.

Bergson, Henri, -- Influence, Cather, Willa, -- Philosophy, Stevens, Wallace, -- Philosophy, American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism, Philosophy in literature, Vitalism in literature, United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century Publisher Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina PressPages: American culture sometime between and that altered in a real way America's view of the world and Americans' understanding of their own ex-periences.

His label for this alteration is a "new reality," and his book is concerned with the relationship between a new American reality and Bergsonian vitalism. The Jewish people are often referred to as the people of the Book, but it turns out they are also the people of the comic book. Some of the comic books created by American Jews played an important role in the anti-Nazi propaganda campaign during the s and ’40s, according to comic book collector Gerald : Barbara Silverstein.

Henri Bergson, in full Henri-Louis Bergson, (born Oct. 18,Paris, France—died Jan. 4,Paris), French philosopher, the first to elaborate what came to be called a process philosophy, which rejected static values in favour of values of motion, change, and was also a master literary stylist, of both academic and popular appeal, and was awarded the Nobel Prize for.

BERGSON, HENRI. BERGSON, HENRI ( – ), French philosopher. Born in Paris and educated at Lyc é e Condorcet and É cole Normale Sup é rieure, Bergson taught at three lyc é es and the É cole Normale Sup é rieure before he was invited to the Coll è ge de France inwhere he lectured untilformally retiring in His popular lectures influenced listeners from a wide.

Bergson was in the United States the following year for a protracted stay, from May to September, and so was in the U.S. when René Viviani’s () French mission arrived to discuss the extent of America’s involvement in the European conflict.

Bergson later wrote the preface to Vivani’s book, La mission française en Amérique (). Buddhism and American Culture, John Whalen-Bridge and Gary Storhoff, eds. Increasingly, Buddhism has become an American religion and moreover an American preoccupation for many who are interested in but are not followers of this path.

This series looks at the cultural influence of Buddhism on American lives, art, and popular culture. O Pioneers. tells the story of the Bergsons, a family of Swedish-American immigrants in the farm country near the fictional town of Hanover, Nebraska, at the turn of the 20th main character, Alexandra Bergson, inherits the family farmland when her father dies, and she devotes her life to making the farm a viable enterprise at a time when many other immigrant families are giving up Author: Willa Cather.

In this closely reasoned study, John J. Conder has created a new and more vital understanding of naturalism in American literature. Moving from the Hobbesian dilemma between causation and free will down through Bergson’s concept of dual selves, Conder defines a view of determinism so rich in possibilities that it can serve as the inspiration of literary works of astonishing variety and unite.

28 Bergson, Eliot, ~American Literature insight. The poet wishes to melt down the common coin and forge it new. His object-inBergson'sterms-mustbe to renew the lin. guistic system's connectedness to inner life, that self"creating evo"Cited by:.

Bergson and His Influence: A Reassessment. Cambridge University Press. pp. Tom Quirk. Bergson and American Culture: The Worlds of Willa Cather and Wallace Stevens.

University of North Carolina Press. pp. Algot Ruhe; Nancy Margaret Paul. Henri Bergson: An Account of His Life and Philosophy. London: Macmillan & Co. pp.An immanent turn in art history.

This collection of 16 essays brings 20th-century French philosopher Henri Bergson’s work on immanence together with the latest ideas in art theory and the practice of immanent art as found in painting, photography and film.Philosopher Henri Bergson was best known for his works on intuition, consciousness, time, and creative evolution.

His writings included Matter and Memory, An Introduction to Metaphysics, and Creative Evolution, and he was said to have influenced thinkers such as Marcel Proust, William James, Santayana, and Martin Heidegger. After a career as a professor at the College de France, Bergson /5(3).