Democratic Voices and Vistas: American Literature from Emerson to Lanier
Discussion of the careers and writings of the Transcendentalists, Emerson, Thoreau, Alcott, Fuller, and Parker; the Brahmins, Holmes, Longfellow, and Lowell; and other major 19th Century American Writers, including Poe, Whittier, Hawthorne, Melville, Whitman, Parkman, Dana, Lanier, and many others.
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