Emerson's protégés : mentoring and marketing transcendentalism's future (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Emerson's protégés : mentoring and marketing transcendentalism's future

Author: David Dowling
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the late 1830s, Ralph Waldo Emerson, American essayist, poet, lecturer, and leader of the Transcendentalist movement, publicly called for a radical nationwide vocational reinvention, and an idealistic group of collegians eagerly responded. Assuming the role of mentor, editor, and promoter, Emerson freely offered them his time, financial support, and anti-materialistic counsel, and profoundly shaped the careers
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Dowling, David.
Emerson's Protégés
(DLC) 2013046759
(OCoLC)862098328
Named Person: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Dowling
ISBN: 9780300206760 0300206763 1322016925 9781322016924
OCLC Number: 1052480513
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xi, 332 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Part I Prized progeny --
1 Emerson's hero: mentoring Margaret Fuller --
2 Henry David Thoreau: a poet's apprenticeship --
Part II Trafficking in art --
3 Christopher Cranch: finding the painter in the poet --
4 Samuel Gray Ward: a financier's aesthetic --
Part III Reckless romantics --
5 Ellery Charming: Saturday afternoon professor; or, Concord's mad poet --
6 Jones Very: a poet's zeal --
7 Charles King Newcomb: Emerson's dark apprentice.
Responsibility: David Dowling.

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