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Blithedale Romance

Blithedale Romance  

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A novel by Hawthorne, published 1852, based on Hawthorne's experience at the Brook Farm Transcendental community.It is narrated by a poet, Miles Coverdale, who visits Blithedale Farm, near Boston, ...
Dial

Dial  

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1 (1840–44), the literary organ of the American Transcendental movement (see Transcendental Club), of which M. Fuller was editor; she was succeeded by Emerson. It contained contributions by Thoreau.2 ...
Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau  

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(1817–62),American author, became a follower and friend of Emerson. He supported himself by a variety of occupations; a few of his poems were published in the Dial, but he made no money from ...
Margaret Fuller

Margaret Fuller  

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(1810–50),American author and feminist whose name is associated with the New England Transcendentalists; she helped to found the Dial, which she edited (1840–2), and conducted a series of ...
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne  

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(1804–64),American novelist and short story writer. His stories were collected in Twice‐Told Tales (1837), Mosses from an Old Manse (1846), and The Snow‐Image and Other Twice‐Told Tales (1851); he ...
transcendentalism

transcendentalism  

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An idealist philosophical tendency among writers in and around Boston in the mid-19th century. Growing out of Christian Unitarianism in the 1830s under the influence of German and British ...
William Ellery Channing

William Ellery Channing  

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(1780–1842),an American Unitarian clergyman, exercised a marked influence on American intellectual life, and is considered a forerunner of the Transcendentalists. His Remarks on American Literature ...

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