Category Archives: Emerson, Everett H.
A discussion of the study and teaching of American Literature in the 1980s, with particular attention to issues of race, class, and gender. 464 – Rethinking American Literature
Everett Emerson and Olaf Hansen discuss the nineteenth-century American philosophical and literary phenomenon known as transcendentalism through the works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and others. What are the characteristics of American transcendentalism? How did these characteristics evolve and how do … Continue reading