Transcendentalism Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Transcendentalism.

  • Transcendentalism Summary & Study Guide
  • 4 Student Essays
  • 2 Encyclopedia Articles
  • ...and more

Transcendentalism Summary

A religious, philosophical and literary movement, Transcendentalism arose in New England in the middle of the nineteenth century. Critics generally cite 1836 to 1846 as the years when the movement flourished, although its influence continued to be felt in later decades, with some works considered part of the movement not being published until the 1850s. Transcendentalism began as a religious concept rooted in the ideas of American democracy. When a group of Boston ministers, one...

(read more from the Study Guide)

Study Pack

The Transcendentalism Study Pack contains:

Transcendentalism Study Guide