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Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, and Transcendentalism

on other writers who were to follow them. However, just as Emerson did not express his philosophy in the same way as Thoreau, foll...

Utopian Thought and Transcendentalism

In eight pages this essay discusses the philosophy of transcendentalism and whether or not it is rooted in what is referred to as ...

Literary Transcendentalism by Lawrence Buell

In six pages this paper discusses the American Transcendental movement in a summary and analysis of Lawrence Buell's Literary Tran...

Transcendentalism and the Life of Nathaniel Hawthorne

In eleven pages this paper examines the impact of transcendentalism on the life and writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne with 'Young Go...

Ralph Emerson on Transcendentalism in 'The Divinity School Address' and 'The American Scholar'

In ten pages this essay considers how Emerson represents transcendentalist principles in a comparison and contrast of his two spee...

Transcendentalism of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Walt Whitman and Hinduism's Influence

occupation or condition, unworthy of being saluted in his poetry. Although he was relatively successful in terms of worldly succe...

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck and American Transcendentalism

The American transcendentalism philosophy and how it is represented by the character of Jim Casy are discussed in this analysis of...

Transcendentalism in 19th Century America

Transcendentalism was a means by which individuals could concentrate on the divinity of man and of nature. The movement was not o...

Comparative Analysis of the Pragmatic Philosophy of William James and the Transcendentalism of Ralph Waldo Emerson

they do not understand. Rather, Kant persisted to probe related concepts, an endeavor that would prove extraordinary in the philos...

Transcendentalism of Louisa May Alcott and Harriet Beecher Stowe

March sisters, Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth. Examination of this text reveals that, in particular, Alcott stressed the transcendental per...

Transcendentalism, Domesticity and Louisa May Alcott

womans place was perceived to be located securely in the private sphere, which she ruled as a domestic goddess, creating a haven o...

Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Influence of Transcendentalism

shift from a "purely propositional, intellectual theology" to an "incarnational, emotional theology, empowered women, such as Stow...

Twenty First Century Transcendentalism

to be called "transcendentalism" (5). The individuals who wrote about this faculty referred to it by different names -- e.g., "sp...

Hawthorne and Anti-Transcendentalism

In a paper of five pages, the writer looks at literary anti-transcendentalism. Hawthorne's short story, "Dr. Heidegger's Experimen...

Emily Dickinson's Poetry and Transcendentalism

on all aspects of Transcendentalism in one way or another, for her poetry was very much that which developed as Emily herself went...

Transcendentalism in The Blithedale Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne

believe that everyone (even women) should learn to read and write because the reading of the scriptures was thought to be one of t...

Work of Ralph Waldo Emerson and the Influence of Transcendentalism

minister, it was necessary to leave the church" (Chapter Three: The Romantic Period, 1820-1860: Essayists and Poets). His philosop...

Ralph Waldo Emerson's and Walt Whitman's Transcendentalism

disjointed discourse on a series of ideas and impressions that flow freely through a characters or narrators mind. The very person...

Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman and Trancendentalism

The transcendentalism of Walt Whitman is discussed in a paper consisting of seven pages which focuses upon analysis of the poem 'S...

'Never Bet the Devil Your Head' by Edgar Allan Poe

In 5 pages this paper analyzes the ways in which Poe satirizes transcendentalism in this story. There are 6 sources cited in the ...

Unbeliever's Understanding of Divine Reality

In six pages divine reality is examined in order to provide the unbeliever with understanding with the contention that following o...

Life and Poetic Art of Walt Whitman

to Whitmans own estimates, he aided over 100,000 soldiers during this period, many of whom became his devoted friends (Valiumas 70...

Transcendentalists and Nathaniel Hawthorne

even on good speaking terms with him. This leads the rest of the townsfolk to determine that Brown is crazy making Hawthornes poin...

Western Religion - Trends

faith, new scientific discoveries and theories appear to be offering support for many traditional religious views, particularly in...

Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson

the natural world. Nature, he asserts, is secretive, but at the same time it is human beings who will eventually be able to unlock...

Philosophical Comparison of Benjamin Franklin and Henry David Thoreau

challenged mankinds very conscience. He retreated to Walden Pond in order to refresh his own character and to effectively remove ...

Transcendentalist Ideas of Henry David Thoreau

of America in its beginnings and resulted in the development of a genre that has come to be known as transcendentalist literature....

Slavery According to Henry David Thoreau

2002, p. 125). As this suggests, philosophically, Thoreau carried little for the present and his aspiration was for his writing ...