Westward unto Eden: Thoreau, Emerson, and America's National Epic

Whelan, John I.
2013

This thesis explores the Transcendentalists' involvement in debates regarding slavery and American expansionism in the mid-nineteenth century. It is informed by studying the Transcendentalists' classical and pastoral influences, from Virgil to Thomas Jefferson, and ultimately deals with issues such as utopianism and Millennialism.

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Undergraduate honors theses
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Senior honors thesis
Department of History
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