CFP: Transcendentalism in a Time of War (3/15/06; MLA '06)

full name / name of organization: 
Sandy Petrulionis
contact email: 
shp2@psu.edu

>>Scholars suggest that the polarizing nature of Transcendental
>>rhetoric ignited the Civil War. Can this be true? How did
>>Transcendentalists react to the reality of war? How does their
>>rhetoric of "holy war" sound today? Sponsored by the Thoreau
>>Society. 250-word abstracts by March 15 to Laura Dassow Walls,
>>wallsld_at_gwm.sc.edu.

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cfp categories: 
twentieth_century_and_beyond