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Transcendentalism : a reader

Author: Joel Myerson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
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The transcendentalist movement is generally recognized to be the first major watershed in American literary and intellectual history. Pioneered by Emerson, Thoreau, Orestes Brownson, Margaret Fuller, and Bronson Alcott (among others), Transcendentalism provided a springboard for the first distinctly American forays into intellectual culture: religion and religious reform, philosophy, literature, ecology, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Transcendentalism.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
(DLC) 00021484
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Myerson
ISBN: 9780198028499 0198028490 9780195122121 0195122127 128076063X 9781280760631
OCLC Number: 252640129
Description: 1 online resource (xxxvii, 712 pages)
Contents: Chronological Contents; Note on the Texts; Further Reading; Introduction; William Ellery Channing, "Likeness to God" (1828); Sampson Reed, "Genius" (1821; published 1849); Sampson Reed, Observations on the Growth of the Mind (1826); Ralph Waldo Emerson, Sermon CXXI (17 July 1831); Ralph Waldo Emerson, "The Lord's Supper," Sermon CLXII (9 September 1832); Frederic Henry Hedge, "Coleridge's Literary Character" (March 1833); Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, from "Explanatory Preface," Record of a School (1836); Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature (1836).
Responsibility: [edited by] Joel Myerson.
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