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The American transcendentalists : their prose and poetry

Author: Perry Miller; Edward Gorey
Publisher: Garden City, New York : Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1957.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anthology of works by New England writers of the early 1800's.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Miller, Perry, 1905-1963.
American transcendentalists, their prose and poetry.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1957
(OCoLC)575172514
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Perry Miller; Edward Gorey
OCLC Number: 484605
Notes: "Anchor A 119"--Spine.
"Cover and typography by Edward Gorey"--Verso of cover.
Description: xi, 388 pages : 19 cm
Contents: The essential transcendentalist / Henry David Thoreau, Journal --
Part I. History and doctrine --
Historic notes of life and letters in New England / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
An essay on transcendentalism / Charles Mayo Ellis --
A participant's definition / William Henry Channing --
A dissenting definition / Orestes Augustus Brownson --
Part II. Naturalism --
The method of nature / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Journal / Henry David Thoreau --
Orphic sayings ; Thoreau and Emerson / Amos Bronson Alcott --
A transcendental conversation / Margaret Fuller --
Part III. Religious radicalism --
A discourse of the transient and permanent in Christianity / Theodore Parker --
Part IV. The literary aspiration --
The editors to the reader / The Dial --
Walking / Henry David Thoreau --
A dialogue ; Goethe / Margaret Fuller --
Beauty / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
American literature / Margaret Fuller --
Part IV. The poetic endeavor --
Poetry and imagination ; Poems / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Poems / Henry David Thoreau --
Poems / William Ellery Channing --
Poems / Amos Bronson Alcott --
Poems / Margaret Fuller --
Poems / Christopher Pearse Cranch --
Questionings / Frederick Henry Hedge --
Poems / Ellen Sturgis Hooper --
Poems / Caroline Sturgis Tappan --
Poems / Jones Very --
Part V. Politics and society --
Aristocracy / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Life without principle / Henry David Thoreau --
Woman in the nineteenth century / Margaret Fuller --
Democracy and liberty / Amos Bronson Alcott --
Part VI. Future reference --
The political destination of America and the signs of the times / Theodore Parker --
Letter to Mr. Walter Whitman / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Meeting Whitman / Henry David Thoreau --
Thoreau / Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Responsibility: edited by Perry Miller.

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Anthology of works by New England writers of the early 1800's.

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