The Resource Mary Moody Emerson and the origins of transcendentalism : a family history, Phyllis Cole

Mary Moody Emerson and the origins of transcendentalism : a family history, Phyllis Cole

Label
Mary Moody Emerson and the origins of transcendentalism : a family history
Title
Mary Moody Emerson and the origins of transcendentalism
Title remainder
a family history
Statement of responsibility
Phyllis Cole
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mary Moody Emerson has long been a New England legend, the "eccentric Calvinist aunt" of Ralph Waldo Emerson, wearing a death-shroud as her daily garment. This exciting new study, based on the first reading of all her known letters and diaries, reveals a complex human voice and powerful forerunner of American Transcendentalism. From the years of her famous nephew's infancy, in both private and published writings, she celebrated independence, solitude in nature, and inward communion with God. Mary Moody Emerson inherited both resources and constraints from her family, a lineage of Massachusetts
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
974/.03
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F8
LC item number
.C67 1998eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Oxford University Press on-line
Label
Mary Moody Emerson and the origins of transcendentalism : a family history, Phyllis Cole
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-359) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Emerson Genealogies; Introduction; THE FAMILY; A WOMAN'S LIFE; THE MOVEMENT; LAST THINGS; Notes; Index
Control code
ocm45844528
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 370 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585326863
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b21921027
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)45844528
  • acls0195039491

Library Locations

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