How Is Henry David Thoreau A Transcendentalism

212 Words1 Page
Henry David Thoreau is not only an American essayist, philosopher, the representative of transcendentalism in the Romantic Period of 19th century, but also an abolitionist and naturalist. But he was not famous for his lifetime until 20th century when the environment was becoming worse and worse, with his masterwork Walden drawing a lot of attention and being called the classic works of transcendentalism. Thoreau expressed his unsophisticated, deep and unique feelings about nature and explored the true value of life when he lived nearby Walden Pond and wrote Walden. Many scholars have been continuing researching on it, finding that Walden displays a strong transcendentalism which is similar to Taoism, which prevailed on the course of the Spring
Open Document