The American Transcendentalists: Essential Writings (Paperback)
Modern Library, 9780812975093, 572pp.
Publication Date: January 10, 2006
Edited by the eminent scholar Lawrence Buell, this comprehensive anthology contains the essential writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Margaret Fuller, and their fellow visionaries. There are also reflections on the movement by Charles Dickens, Henry James, Walt Whitman, Louisa May Alcott, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. This remarkable volume introduces the radical innovations of a brilliant group of thinkers whose impact on religious thought, social reform, philosophy, and literature continues to reverberate in the twenty-first century.
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Praise For The American Transcendentalists: Essential Writings…
“Buell is probably the most distinguished living authority on Emerson’s literary circle, the American Transcendentalists.”
–Daniel W. Howe, Rhodes Professor of American History emeritus, Oxford University