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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 ...
Elizabeth Palmer Peabody

Elizabeth Palmer Peabody  

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 (1804–94) Educational reformer, bookseller, publisher, writer.Her Boston bookshop, lending library, and publishing house was an intellectual centre in the 1840s, especially for the ...
Frederic Henry Hedge

Frederic Henry Hedge  

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(1805–90),Unitarian clergyman in Massachusetts, Maine, and Rhode Island, professor in Harvard Divinity School, is noted for helping to bring Emerson and other Transcendentalists the knowledge of ...
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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