The Transcendentalism Movement in 19th-Century America: Embracing Individualism, Nature, and Civil Disobedience

Introduction The Transcendentalism era in 19th-century America was a profound philosophical and literary movement that advocated for individualism, spirituality, and a deep connection with nature. This paper explores the core principles and historical context that shaped the Transcendentalist ideology. It delves into the influential works of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau, specifically “Self-Reliance” … Read more