Radical American Romanticism: Democratic, Environmental, and Religious Traditions in America

2110B [CRN: 24058]

Is America fundamentally defined by Romanticism? We will explore the sustained legacies of Romanticism in America, giving special attention to the topic of religion, by reading such authors as Emerson, Margaret Fuller, Thoreau, Whitman, and Fredrick Douglas; William James, George Santayana, and W.E.B. Du Bois; and Terry-Tempest Williams, Barry Lopez, and Wendell Berry.
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