st representative in our literature was Ralph Waldo Emerson, as its chief exponents in England wer England men. Dr. C. A. Bartol, a disciple of Emerson, maintained that the mistake is to make the eand's sister, the Calvinistic Aunt Mary Moody Emerson, she held, however, that these orphaned boys oration at Harvard on The American scholar.
Emerson was now thirty-four; he had married a second he essay on Plato), of his aunt Mary Moody
Emerson, of Thoreau, and of various types of Englishe properly set down, the personality of Ralph Waldo Emerson remains a priceless possession to his celf, wrote President Quincy confidentially to Emerson in 1837, although the kindly President, a yean up is Thoreau's racier, homelier version of Emerson's endless seeker ; and Thoreau, more easily tournal, from which-and here again he followed Emerson's example — his future books were to be compi
But while these three figures were, after Emerson and Thoreau, the most representative of the g
Lounsbury (1883). Brockden Brown, Works, 6 volumes, (1887). W. C. Bryant, Poems, 2 volumes (1883), Prose, 2 volumes (1884), and his Life by John Bigelow (1890).
H. C. Goddard, Studies in New England Transcendentalism (1908). R. W. Emerson, Works, 12 volumes (Centenary edition, 1903), Journal, 10 volumes (1909-1914), his Life by J. E. Cabot, 2 volumes (1887), by R. Garnett (1887), by G. E. Woodberry (1905); see also Ralph Waldo Emerson, a critical study by O. W. Firkins (1915)Ralph Waldo Emerson, a critical study by O. W. Firkins (1915). H. D. Thoreau, Works, 20 volumes (Walden edition including Journals, 1906), Life by F. B. Sanborn (1917), also Thoreau, a critical study by Mark van Doren (1916). Note also Lindsay Swift, Brook Farm (1900), and The Dial, reprint by the Rowfant Club (1902).
Hawthorne, Works, 12 volumes (1882), Life by G. E. Woodberry (1902). Longfellow, Works, 11 volumes (1886), Life by Samuel Longfellow, 3 volumes (1891). Whittier, Works, 7 volumes (1892), Life by S. T. Pickard, 2 volumes (18
American idea, 206-207
American life since the Civil War, 234 et seq.
American literature, the term, 6
American Mercury, 61
American scholar, the, Emerson 123
Ames, Fisher, 88
Among my books, Lowell 170
Andrew Rykman's Prayer, Whittier 161
Annabel Lee, Poe 192
Anthologies, American, 269
Arsenal at Spria, Chateaubriand 96
Atlantic monthly, 161, 167, 170, 250, 257
Autobiography, Franklin 58-59
Autocrat of the Breakfast table, the, Holmes 164, 167
Bacchus, Emerson 129
Ballad of the French Fleet, a, Longfellow 155
Bancroft, George, 89,176, 177-78
Barefoot boy, the, Whittier 158
Bartol, C. A., 115
Battle Hymn of turgh review, the, 88
Edwards, Jonathan, 32, 45, 48-52
Eggleston, Edward, 247
Eliot, John, 19, 38
Elsie Venner, Holmes 168
Embargo, the, Bryant 102
Emerson, R. W., in 1826, 89; a Transcendentalist, 113-17; quoted, 116-17; life and writings, 119-30; died (1882), 255; typically American, 265; argues for American books, 26