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Author Cheever, Susan.

Title American Bloomsbury: [Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau : their lives, their loves, their work] [Hoopla electronic resource] / Susan Cheever.

Edition Unabridged.
Imprint [United States] : Tantor Audio : Made available through hoopla, 2007.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (420 min.)) : digital.
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Cast Read by Kate Reading.
Summary A brilliant, controversial, and fascinating biography of those who were, in the mid-nineteenth century, the center of American thought and literature.Concord, Massachusetts, 1849. At various times, three houses on the same road were home to Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry and John Thoreau, Bronson Alcott and his daughter Louisa May, Nathanial Hawthorne, and Margaret Fuller. Among their friends and neighbors: Henry James, Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, Edgar Allen Poe, and others. These men and women are at the heart of American idealism.We may think of them as static daguerreotypes, but in fact, these men and women fell desperately in and out of love with each other, edited each other's work, discussed and debated ideas and theories all night long, and walked arm in arm under Concord's great elms-all of which creates a thrilling story.American Bloomsbury explores how, exactly, Concord developed into the first American community devoted to literature and original ideas-ideas that, to this day, define our beliefs about environmentalism and conservation, and about the glorious importance of the individual self.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882.
Fuller, Margaret, 1810-1850.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864.
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862.
American literature -- Massachusetts -- Concord -- History and criticism. -- Sound recordings.
Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Massachusetts -- Concord. -- Sound recordings.
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography. -- Sound recordings.
Concord (Mass.) -- Biography.
Concord (Mass.) -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Added Author Reading, Kate. Narrator.
hoopla digital.
ISBN 9781400123629 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1400123623 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT10755663
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