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Critical Essays on American Transcendentalism
A compilation of critical essay on American Transcendentalism written by both contemporary nineteenth century authors and twentieth century scholars.
Hardcover, 638 pages
Published 1982 by G.K. Hall & Co.
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This is a unique volume, being collection of critical responses the Transcendentalist movement beginning with nineteenth century contemporaries of the movement and moving through twentieth century academics. This collection reveals the initial uncertainty over what Transcendentalism was, as well as the fears that this uncertainty engendered particularly in spiritual matters. Not all the selections are unfavorable, rarely anthologized defenses of the movement are also included. What emerges is a ...more