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Published by Transcendental Books in Hartford .
Written in English


  • Transcendentalism (New England),
  • Transcendentalism.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPS217.T7
The Physical Object
Pagination48 leaves in various foliations :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19188146M

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Emerson wrote Nature, the little book which is the base text of American Transcendentalism, after over ten years of extensive h Cameron spent much of his scholarly life collecting and publishing these intellectual sources of Emerson's thought, most notably in Young Emerson's Transcendental Vision, through his Transcendental Books press in Hartford, Connecticut. Introduction. The term American Renaissance, as applied to literature, was popularly established by the Harvard scholar F. O. Matthiessen in his book American Renaissance: Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and essen calls the years between and an “extraordinarily concentrated moment of literary expression” (p. vii); this half-decade saw the publication. Transcendentalism, 19th-century movement of writers and philosophers in New England who were loosely bound together by adherence to an idealistic system of thought based on a belief in the essential unity of all creation, the innate goodness of humanity, and the supremacy of insight over logic and experience for the revelation of the deepest. American transcendentalism was an important movement in philosophy and literature that flourished during the early to middle years of the nineteenth century (about ). It began as a reform movement in the Unitarian church, extending the views of William Ellery Channing on an indwelling God and the significance of intuitive thought.

American Renaissance, period from the s roughly until the end of the American Civil War in which American literature, in the wake of the Romantic movement, came of age as an expression of a national spirit. The literary scene of the period was dominated by a group of New England writers, the. Part III of the book has proven quite helpful in the research of the Emerson rhetoric and Thoreau idealism, e.g., Catalogue Rhetoric, Thoreau Literary Excursion, and Emerson the Idea of Microcosmic Form. In-text: (Buell, ) Your Bibliography: Buell, L., Literary Transcendentalism; Style And Vision In The American Renaissance. Ithaca.   Download 6-page term paper on "Literature of the American Renaissance" () ☘ and 20th centuries Philosophies and schools of thought have guided human society in its pursuit for greater knowledge and real truth about life and human. Literature: An American Renaissance. Sources. American Literature for an American People. In the early years of the nineteenth century American authors such as William Cullen Bryant (), Washington Irving (), and James Fenimore Cooper () achieved critical recognition in America and England for their literary merits. While they saw the need for an American literature.

Transcendentalism is an American literary, philosophical, religious, and political movement of the early nineteenth century, centered around Ralph Waldo Emerson. Other important transcendentalists were Henry David Thoreau, Margaret Fuller, Lydia Maria Child, Amos Bronson Alcott, Frederic Henry Hedge, Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, and Theodore Parker. His massive collections, listed in his Bibliography on Transcendentalism or the American Renaissance [formerly Transcendentalism and American Renaissance Bibliography], bring together manuscripts and reprints by Transcendentalists, newspaper articles, lists of library reading and key passages from those readings, and much else. Many of these. Transcendentalism is based on the ancient philosophy of Idealism, which originates with Plato, a well-known philosopher from ancient Greece. Transcendentalism is an appropriate way of thinking for the period known as the American Renaissance because it puts one into a state of mind that is more conducive to creative writing and thought. American literature is literature written or produced in the United States of America and its preceding colonies (for specific discussions of poetry and theater, see Poetry of the United States and Theater in the United States).Before the founding of the United States, the British colonies on the eastern coast of the present-day United States were heavily influenced by English literature.