Our Stillborn Renaissance

McDougall, Walter A.
April 2008
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr2008, Issue 182, p17
The article discusses the context and nature of the writings of several nineteenth century American authors. The author focuses on the life and literary career of Ralph Waldo Emerson and notes how his early life influences his career. The author also discusses Henry David Thoreau, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Herman Melville.


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