Academic Catalog 2019-20

ENGL 3090 American Transcendentialism

Examines the evolution of American Transcendentalism from its Emersonian roots to the revolutionary declamations of the Beat Poets. Emerson, Whitman, Dickenson, and Thoreau will be read alongside poets such as Diane di Prima and Allen Ginsburg. Particular attention given to theories of nature, spirituality, self and society


4.00 units