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March 2020

Transcendentalists in Utopia

Tuesday, March 3 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Community Room, 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

The Transcendentalists: exploring a New England School of Thought Transcendentalists in Utopia Please read in The Dial (the only Transcendentalist literary journal). After dissolving into the ether with Emerson in our first lecture, we will move on to    consider a set of writers and reformers who make Emerson seem downright practical. Among those men were Bronson Alcott and George Ripley both of whom believed that they could reform humanity and change the world. As we look at Transcendentalism in the 1840s, we…

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