A Journey into the Transcendentalists' New England

A Journey into the Transcendentalists New England This lavishly illustrated volume examines the major figures of the Transcendentalist movement and explores the places that inspired them Beginning with Transcendentalism s birth in Boston and Cambridg

  • Title: A Journey into the Transcendentalists' New England
  • Author: R. Todd Felton
  • ISBN: 9780976670643
  • Page: 327
  • Format: Paperback
  • This lavishly illustrated volume examines the major figures of the Transcendentalist movement and explores the places that inspired them Beginning with Transcendentalism s birth in Boston and Cambridge, the book charts the development of a movement that revolutionized American ideas about the artistic, spiritual, and natural worlds At the same time, it creates a vivid seThis lavishly illustrated volume examines the major figures of the Transcendentalist movement and explores the places that inspired them Beginning with Transcendentalism s birth in Boston and Cambridge, the book charts the development of a movement that revolutionized American ideas about the artistic, spiritual, and natural worlds At the same time, it creates a vivid sense of New England in the nineteenth century, from its idyllic countryside and sleepy towns to its bustling ports and burgeoning cities The book is divided geographically into chapters, each focusing on a town or village famous for its relationship to one or of the Transcendentalists.

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    About “R. Todd Felton

    • R. Todd Felton

      A writer and photographer, Robert Todd Felton has written about Thoreau s Walden Pond, Yeats Ireland, and Emerson s Boston He has also penned articles on hiking in the footsteps of Jack Kerouac, exploring Hunter S Thompson s Las Vegas, and driving through Austria where the hills are alive with The Sound of Music His books include A Journey into the Transcendentalists New England and A Journey into Ireland s Literary Revival both from Roaring Forties Press , as well as Walking Boston from Wilderness Press His shorter work has been published in National Geographic Traveler, Backpacker, The Gemutlichkeit Newsletter, Draft, and Automotive Traveler His photographs have appeared in books, journals and in exhibitions across New England.

    997 thoughts on “A Journey into the Transcendentalists' New England

    • I borrowed this book expecting something of a travel guide through New England, hitting on key landmarks important to Transcendentaists. It ended up bwing so much more than that! I learned new things about some of my favorite writers. I was reminded of some things I'd forgotten. I think this should be in every high school English classroom where it is required to read some of the authors. It would be a fantastic resource for them. In fact, I think I am going to buy a copy for my just turned 17 y [...]


    • This was a very good book about the basics of the New England Transcendentalists. What makes it unique is that it contains a discussion about the geography, maps and color photographs (taken by the author). My disappointment is that the author sometimes abruptly ends chapters without including the information about what happens to the author he is writing about. For example, his chapter on Thoreau ends without indicating when he died, or why. Overall, I re-learned key information about Emerson, [...]


    • This is a brief but useful collage of photographs, maps, and pictures. It moves back and forth in time with ease and provides recent photographs of the Transcendentalists homes and haunts.


    • Well, it's my book (I'm the author), but if you are interested in New England history, or early American literature, I hope you'll give it a look. Thanks.




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