By R. Todd Felton
The recent England cities and villages that encouraged the key figures of the Transcendentalism circulation are offered by way of sector during this trip consultant that devotes a bankruptcy to every city or village recognized for its dating to at least one or extra of the Transcendentalists. Cambridge, the place Ralph Waldo Emerson introduced his strong speeches is highlighted, as is Walden, the place Henry David Thoreau spent years attuning himself to the rhythms of nature. different chapters retrace the trails of significant writers and poets of the interval in addition to the utopian groups of the time. This beneficial touring better half deals road maps, historic illustrations, and narratives that create a vibrant experience of recent England within the nineteenth century.
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