|Author:||Philip F. Gura|
|Title:||American Transcendentalism: A History|
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|Publisher:||Hill and Wang; 1st edition (November 13, 2007)|
American Transcendentalism By Philip F. Gura. in the 1830’s, the new ideas prompted a wash of excitement and of other new ideas. I am reminded of the music of the Beatles coming to the . Gura is the William Newman Distinguished Professor of American Literature and Culture at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Many readers have only a vague notion of what the Transcendentalist movement was about together with a notion that Emerson and Thoreau were at its center.
American Transcendentalism. A History Philip F. Gura New York: Hill and Wang, 2007. Philip Gura’s American Transcendentalism provides a valuable in-sight into a nineteenth-century leftist intellectual elite in the United States. This is of considerable interest because Transcendentalism was a movement entirely untouched by the predominantly Jewish milieu of the twentieth-century left in America.
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Other authors: See the other authors section. An indepth history and analysis of the complex and sometimes contradictory movement known as Transcendentalism. There are many echoes of today, showing the deep and ongoing influence of the thinkers and their thoughts in the politics and culture of our day. ( ) dasam Jun 21, 2018. In past decades I have read Emerson and about Emerson, about the Concord crowd, and about the early transendentalists. I haven't been reading much in that area recently, but I have tried to keep my faith alive by active participation in my local Unitarian Universalist church.
Concise yet panoramic, this highly readable and provocative history of American Transcendentalism is especially valuable for its charting of the striking variety of positions within a movement whose unfolding was considerably less dominated by the influence of Ralph Waldo Emerson, its most famous figure, than is generally believed.
American Transcendentalism: A History. New York: Hill & Wang, 2007. Throughout the book, Gura also pays attention to lesser-known figures. A chapter entitled Varieties of Transcendentalism considers the role of several rela-tively unknown figures who participated in the move-ment, which had the effect of freeing them to work in various innovative ways (p. 207), intellectual, religious, literary, and political. For example, Gura presents Eliza Thayer Clapp, who taught young women for free in her home and published a book called Studies in Religion, as a remarkable example of lay Transcendentalism (p. 192), and he explores three significant literary works.