OurCommonDwelling explores why America's first literary circle grew to become to nature within the 1830s and '40s. while the hot England Transcendentalists spiritualized nature, they have been reacting to severe classification clash within the region's industrializing towns. Their target used to be to discover a mundane starting place for his or her social authority as an highbrow elite. New England Transcendentalism engages with works by way of William Wordsworth, Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and others. The works of those nice authors, interpreted in ancient context, express that either environmental exploitation and wakeful love of nature co-evolved as a part of the old improvement of yankee capitalism.

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