The New England Transcendentalists: Life of the Mind and of the Spirit (Perspectives on History Series)

The New England Transcendentalists: Life of the Mind and of the Spirit (Perspectives on History Series)

by Ellen Hansen
     
 

New England Transcendentalists gives readers insight into the idealism and romanticism running through 19th century Transcendentalist philosophy, thought, and spirituality and into the movement's critique of the materialist and rationalist culture of the time. This volume introduces the reader to Transcendentalism through excerpts from the writings of

Overview

New England Transcendentalists gives readers insight into the idealism and romanticism running through 19th century Transcendentalist philosophy, thought, and spirituality and into the movement's critique of the materialist and rationalist culture of the time. This volume introduces the reader to Transcendentalism through excerpts from the writings of Transcendentalist movement members such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Margaret Fuller, and Walt Whitman.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932663174
Publisher:
History Compass, LLC
Publication date:
12/01/2006
Series:
Perspectives on History Series
Pages:
44
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.13(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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