The Ultimately Liberal Condition
- The Reception of American Transcendentalism in Russia. Osipova, Elvira // American Studies International;Feb2003, Vol. 41 Issue 1/2, p112
Focuses on the vast and wide-ranging responses of Russian scholars to American transcendentalism based on Ralph Emerson's worldview. Discussion of essays written by Emerson and Thoreau; Types of transcendentalists; Description of transcendentalism as a reaction against capitalism; Important...
- Hard Time in Concord. Nelson, Howard // Thoreau Society Bulletin;Summer2013, Issue 282, p13
The article discusses the events that took place in Concord, Massachusetts in January 1842. The late author, poet and philosopher Henry David Thoreau lost his older brother, John, his closest friend and companion, to tetanus, after he nicked himself while stropping his razor in January 1842. The...
- The Emerson and Thoreau Amble. Velella, Rob // Thoreau Society Bulletin;Fall2013, Issue 283, p8
The article features the Emerson-Thoreau Amble located in Concord, Massachusetts that was opened in June 2013 through a collaborative effort honoring American naturalist and philosopher Henry David Thoreau and writer, poet, and essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson.
- Emerson's "Wyman Lot": Forgotten Context for Thoreau's House at Walden. Maynard, W. Barksdale // Concord Saunterer;2004/2005, Vol. 12/13, p58
This article focuses on the location of writer Henry David Thoreau's housesite at Walden Pond in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. The location was pinpointed by writer Roland W. Robbins in his famous archaeological investigations of 1945-46. In June 1964 he took the new park superintendent on a...
- Audio reviews. Dudley, James L.; Annichiarico, Mark // Library Journal;3/1/1993, Vol. 118 Issue 4, p126
Reviews the sound recording `Thoreau & Emerson: Nature & Spirit.'
- Thoreau's Mysticism. Keith, Brianne // Thoreau Society Bulletin;Summer2012, Issue 278, p8
An essay is presented about the mysticism of American author and transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau. In his works, Thoreau described himself as a mystic, a natural philosopher and transcendentalist. The author explains that Thoreau turned to nature to ground his mysticism, in comparison to...
- THOREAU. Emerson, Ralph Waldo // Atlantic;Dec2006, Vol. 298 Issue 5, p53
An excerpt from the essay "Thoreau," by Ralph Waldo Emerson from the August 1862 issue is presented.
- Henry David Thoreau. // Academy of American Poets -- Biographies of American Poets;2008, p1
A biography of the poet and author Henry David Thoreau is presented. He was born in 1817 in Concord, Massachusetts. Although his family lived in relative poverty, Thoreau was able to attend Harvard. In 1841, Thoreau was invited to live in the home of his neighbor, Ralph Waldo Emerson. There he...
- Chapter 5: NORTH AMERICAN HINDUISM. // Growth of North American Religious Beliefs: Spiritual Diversity;2005, p74
The article focuses on Hinduism in North America. The religion was first encountered by U.S. citizens through the writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. The first Hindu organization in the U.S. was the Vedanta Society in New York which was founded by Swami Vivekanada. Among the...