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Chapter 4: American Transcendentalism (AT): Selected Bibliography

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Selected Bibliography: Books 1980-1999

Capper, Charles, and Conrad E. Wright. eds. Transient and Permament: The Transcendentalist Movement and Its Contexts. Boston: Mass. Historical Society/Northeastern UP, 1999. PS217 .T7 T75

Delano, Sterling F. The Harbinger and New England Transcendentalism: a Portrait of Associationism in America. Rutherford: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1983. HX653 .D44

Francis, Richard. Transcendental utopias: individual and community at Brook Farm, Fruitlands, and Walden. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1997. HX655 .M4 F73

Gable, Harvey L., Jr. Liquid Fire: Transcendental Mysticism in the Romances of Nathaniel Hawthorne. NY: Peter Lang, 1998.

Gura, Philip F., and Joel Myerson, eds. Critical Essays on American Transcendentalism. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1982. PS2388 .P5 W5

Harris, Wendell. The Omnipresent Debate: Empiricism and Transcendentalism in Nineteenth-century English Prose, 1981. PR778.P55 H3

Hodgson, John A. Coleridge, Shelley, and Transcendental Inquiry: Rhetoric, Argument, Metapsychology, 1989. PR 4487 .P5 H64

Myerson, Joel. The New England Transcendentalists and the Dial: a History of the Magazine and its Contributors. Rutherford: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1980. PN4900.D52 M9

- - -. The Transcendentalists: A Review of Research and Criticism. NY: MLA, 1984.

Robinson, David, ed. William Ellery Channing: Selected Writings, 1985. BX9815 .C42

Rowe, John C. At Emerson's Tomb: The Politics of Classic American Literature. NY: Columbia UP, 1997.

Versluis, Arthur. American transcendentalism and Asian religions. NY: Oxford UP, 1993. B905 .V47

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Buell, Lawrence. ed. The American Transcendentalists: Essential Writings. NY: Modern Library, 2006.

Felton, R. Todd. A Journey into the Transcendentalists' New England. ArtPlace Series: Roaring Forties Press, 2006.

Francis, Richard. Fruitlands: The Alcott Family and Their Search for Utopia. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 2010.

Goto, Shoji and Cole, Phyllis. The Philosophy of Emerson and Thoreau: Orientals Meet Occidentals. Lewiston, NY: Mellen, 2007.

Grant, Iain H. Philosophies of Nature after Schelling. NY: Continuum, 2006.

Gougeon, Len. Emerson and Eros: The Making of a Cultural Hero. Albany: State U of New York P, 2007.

Grodzins, Dean. American Herectic: Theodore Parker and Transcendentalism. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2002.

Gura, Philip F. American Transcendentalism: A History. NY: Hill and Wang, 2007.

Hochfield, George. ed. Selected Writings of the American Transcendentalists. Second Edition. New Haven: Yale UP, 2004.

Keane, Patrick J. Emerson, Romanticism, and Intuitive Reason: The Transatlantic "Light of All Our Day." Columbia: U of Missouri P, 2005.

Meehan, Sean R. Mediating American Autobiography: Photography in Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, and Whitman. Columbia, MO: U of Missouri P, 2008.

Myerson, Joel. ed. Transcendentalism: A Reader. NY: Oxford UP. 2000. PS541 .T73 2000

Newman, Lance. Our Common Dwelling: Henry Thoreau, Transcendentalism, and the Class Politics of Nature. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

Outka, Paul. Race and Nature from Transcendentalism to the Harlem Renaissance. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

Packer, Barbara L. The Transcendentalists. Athens: U of Georgia P, 2007.

Quayum, M. A. Saul Bellow and American Transcendentalism. NY: Peter Lang, 2004.

Robinson, David M. Natural Life: Thoreau's Worldly Transcendentalism. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2004.

American Transcendentalism and the Orient

Ando, Shoei. Zen and American Transcendentalism; an Investigation of One's Self. Tokyo: Hokuseido, 1970. B905 .A76

Christy, Arthur. The Orient in American Transcendentalism: a Study of Emerson, Thoreau, and Alcott. NY: Octagon Books, 1978. B905 .C5

Goto, Shoji and Cole, Phyllis. The Philosophy of Emerson and Thoreau: Orientals Meet Occidentals. Lewiston, NY: Mellen, 2007.

Hourihan, Paul. Mysticism in American Literature: Thoreau's Quest and Whitman's Self. Redding, CA: Vedantic Shores Press, 2004.

Jackson, Carl T. "The Orient in American Transcendentalism: The Later Phase." South Asian Review 5.2 (July 1981): 1-16.

Rayapati, J. Rao. Early American Interest in Vedanta; Pre-Emersonian Interest in Vedic Literature and Vedantic Philosophy. NY: Asia Pub. House, 1973. B132.V3 R44

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