Emerson And Henry David Thoreau: The Foundation Of Romanticism And Transcendentalism
Later, Saturday Club was organized, which was another important institution for the development of Transcendentalism. The periodical called Dial was the main publication of Transcendentalism in their initial period.
Many individuals had contributed to promote the Transcendentalism but Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau are considered to be the main characters. Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American poet and essayist renowned for his rational probes of individual. He is considered to be one of the prominent writer and thinker of the U.S. in 19th century. Emerson was born on 25 May 1803 in Boston Massachusetts. He was educated in Harvard University like many other transcendentalists. During Harvard, Emerson studied various scholarly religious and poetic texts as well as sampled the treatises and travelogues. After graduating from Harvard, Emerson became a Unitarian minister, but his life changed personally and professionally after the death of his wife, Ellen Tucker Emerson in 1831. The following year