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S: Transcendentalism

FC: Anna Spencer | Transcendentalism

1: Background | Transcendentalism originated in New England, and is an offshoot of Romanticism.

2: Independence Intuition Nature Nonconformity Relationship with God | The Universal Soul | Transcendentalism is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as a philosophy that asserts the primacy of the spiritual and transcendental over the material and empirical.

3: Characteristics & Beliefs

4: Henry David Thoreau | "Be not simply good, be good for something."

5: July 12, 1817 May 6, 1862 | -Henry David Thoreau

6: "Intuition is the highest power of the soul, a power that never reasons, never proves, it simply perceives." | Ralph Waldo Emerson

7: May 25, 1803 April 27, 1882

8: Christopher Cranch | March 8, 1813 January 20, 1892

9: "Enosis" Thought is deeper than all speech, Feeling deeper than all thought: Souls to souls can never teach What unto themselves was taught. We are spirits clad in veils: Man by man was never seen: All our deep communing fails To remove the shadowy screen. Heart to heart was never known: Mind with mind did never meet: We are columns left alone, Of a temple once complete. Like the stars the gem the sky, Far apart, though seeming near, In our light we scattered lie; All is thus but starlight here. What is social company But a babbling summer stream? What our wise philosophy But the glancing of a dream? Only when the Sun of Love Melts the scattered stars of thought; Only when we live above What the dim-eyed world hath taught, Only when our souls are fed By the Fount which gave them birth, And by inspiration led, Which they never drew from earth, We, like parted drops of rain, Swelling till they meet and run, Shall be all absorbed again, Melting, flowing into one.

10: The Transcendental Club was founded by Fredrick Henry Hedge, George Putnam, George Ripley, and Ralph Waldo Emerson. The group was also known as the Hedge Club, and to members it was known as the "Symposium."

11: The Transcendental Club

12: Impact on the United States and American Literature

14: Bob Marley | "Get up, Stand up"

15: "You can fool some people sometimes, but you couldn't fool all the people all the time."

16: Works Cited | Works Cited "American Transcendentalism.” Digital History. 10 Jan. 2012. 10 Jan. 2012. . Electronic. Campbell, Donna M. “American Transcendentalism.” Washington State University. 21 Mar. 2010. 6 Jan. 2012. . Electronic. Carter, George E. “Martin Luther King: Incipient Transcendentalist.” ITHAKA. 10 Jan. 2012. . Electronic. “Get Up, Stand Up Lyrics.” Metro Lyrics. 9 Jan. 2012. . Electronic. Goodman, Russell. “Transcendentalism.” Stanford University. 7 Mar. 2011. 6 Jan. 2012. . Electronic. Grocholski, Krystyna. "Transcendental Legacy in Literature." Virginia Commonwealth University. 9 Jan. 2012. . Electronic. Moore, Ellen. "Transcendental Ideas." Virginia Commonwealth University. 9 Jan. 2012. . Electronic. Reuben, Paul P. “Chapter 4: American Transcendentalism (AT): A Brief Introduction.” California State University Stanislaus. 7 Jan. 2012. . Electronic. Riley, Shannon. "The Legacy of Resistance to Civil Government." Virginia Commonwealth University. 9 Jan. 2012. . Electronic.

17: “The American Renaissance and Transcendentalism.” Public Broadcasting Service. 6 Jan. 2012. . Electronic. "Transcendentalism." Merriam-Webster. 10 Jan. 2012. . Electronic. “Transcendental Ideas—Social and Political Reform.” Virginia Commonwealth University. 9 Jan. 2012. . Electronic. "Transcendental Legacy." Virginia Commonwealth University. 9 Jan. 2012. . Electronic. Woodlief, Ann. “Christopher Pearce Cranch.” Virginia Commonwealth University. 9 Jan. 2012. . Electronic. Woodlief, Ann. “Henry David Thoreau.” Virginia Commonwealth University. 9 Jan. 2012. . Electronic. Woodlief, Ann. “Ralph Waldo Emerson.” Virginia Commonwealth University. 9 Jan. 2012. . Electronic.

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