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Transatlantic Transcendentalism: Coleridge, Emerson, and Nature

Samantha Harvey

Abstract

Transatlantic Transcendentalism: Coleridge, Emerson, and Nature is the first book devoted to the most important transatlantic source for Emerson and the development of American Transcendentalism: the work of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Coleridge's thought galvanized Emerson at a pivotal moment in his intellectual development in the years 1826–1836. Coleridge's discriminating distinctions and definitions, his call for cultivating the art of reflection, and his dynamic intellectual method gave Emerson new ways to think about a central question of Romanticism: what is the relationship between the na ... More

Keywords: Coleridge, Emerson, nature, spirit, Romanticism, transatlantic, literature, philosophy, theology, Transcendentalism, Romantic triad

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780748681365
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681365.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Samantha Harvey, author
Boise State University