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- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 37.99
There is no question that Emerson has maintained his place as one of the seminal figures in American history and literature. In his time, he was the acknowledged leader of the Transcendentalist movement and his poetic legacy, education ideals, and religious concepts are integral to the formation of American intellectual life. In this volume, Joel... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 54.99
The transcendentalist movement is generally recognized to be the first major watershed in American literary and intellectual history. Pioneered by Emerson, Thoreau, Orestes Brownson, Margaret Fuller, and Bronson Alcott (among others), Transcendentalism provided a springboard for the first distinctly American forays into intellectual culture: religion... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2008; US$ 27.95
Writer, editor, journalist, educator, feminist, conversationalist, and reformer Margaret Fuller (1810–1850) was one of the leading intellectuals of nineteenth-century America as well as a prominent member of Concord literary circles. Yet the challenging spirit behind her intellectual confidence and mesmerizing energy led to the invention of an... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2011; US$ 45.00
Focusing on actual publications by Whitman rather than those about him, Joel Myerson?s painstakingly compiled supplement to his 1993 Walt Whitman: A Descriptive Bibliography (Oak Knoll, ISBN 0-82293-739-5) includes almost twenty years of newly discovered and updated materials that will be invaluable to Whitman scholars. The entries describe... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 49.99
The Emerson Brothers: A Fraternal Biography in Letters is a narrative and epistolary biography based upon the life-long correspondence exchanged among the four Emerson brothers and the women who were most important to them. Often composed as "round-robin" exchanges, the Emerson brothers' correspondence is the last great untapped body of personal... more...
- Columbia University Press 2000; US$ 99.99
Ardent feminist, leader of the transcendentalist movement, participant in the European revolutions of 1848-49, and an inspiration for Zenobia in Hawthorne's Blithedale Romance and the caricature Miranda in James Russell Lowell's Fable for Critics, Margaret Fuller was one of the most influential personalities of her day. Though a plethora of critical... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2005; US$ 29.00
In sixteen essays of wit, rage, and reconciliation, Embalming Mom chronicles loss and renaissance in a life that reaches from Florida to Arizona across to England and home again. Burroway brilliantly weaves her way through the dangers of daily life--divorcing her first husband, raising two boys, establishing a new life, scattering her mother's ashes... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 169.99
The Oxford Handbook of Transcendentalism offers an eclectic, comprehensive interdisciplinary approach to the immense cultural impact of the movement that encompassed literature, art, architecture, science, and politics. more...