Emerson: The Mind on Fire: A Biography - Go Alone Summary & Analysis

Robert D. Richardson
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Go Alone Summary and Analysis

In Go Alone: Chapter 40: The Symposium, Emerson and several other prestigious men meet to discuss the organization of a symposium to periodically discuss the unsatisfactory state of thought in America; this later became known as the Transcendental Club. Over the next four years, the lives of many of these remarkable members would become intertwined.

In Go Alone: Chapter 41: The Forging of the Anchor, during this great year of 1836, Emerson's writing is filled with descriptions of forging and birth, the forging of new friendships and ideas and the birth of the club and, most importantly, his son, Wallie. This new life renewed a defenseless, exposed Emerson that had not been seen since the time of Ellen.

In Go Alone: Chapter 42: We Are Not Children of Time, Emerson gives his Philosophy of History, his first venture completely on his own. The...

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