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} 241 Index Abbot, Francis Ellingwood: and Free Religious Association, formation of, 40; and Free Religious Association, publications of, 42–­ 43; and rejection of Christian identity, 41; religious radicalism in, 39; and transcenden‑ talism, 46 Adams, Henry: parallels with Charles Ives, 85–­ 86; and ridicule of transcen‑ dentalists, 65 Addams, Jane, 6, 19, 48; and comparisons with Elizabeth Peabody, 93–­ 94; and connections with transcendental‑ ism, 93 Ades, Dawn, 213, 214, 223 Adorno, Theodore, 68, 180 Agassiz, Louis, 177 Ahlstrom, Sydney, 80 Albanese, Catherine, 202 Albin, C. D., 187 Alcott, Amos Bronson: at Chestnut Street Club, 43; and childhood, 135, 139; and Christian Science, 116, 123–­ 24; and Concord School of Philosophy, 46–­ 50, 54, 56, 57; and Ives’s Essays before a Sonata, 94–­ 95, 96, 101, 103; and mysticism, 132; return to religious or‑ thodoxy, 54; Sanborn’s biographies of, 74, 75; and Temple School, 32, 69, 139; and transcendentalism’s utopian mis‑ sion, 13; Truman Nelson’s references to, 160, 163. See also Concord School of Philosophy Alcott, A. N., 54 Alcott, Louisa May, 38, 81, 200; and Con‑ cord School of Philosophy, attitudes toward, 51; and transcendentalism, contemporary views of, 199 Alexander, J. W., 28 Allen, Francis H., 158 Allen, Joseph Henry, 71 American Studies movement, 197 Ammons, A. R., 7 Andersen, Hans Christian, 117 Argersinger, Jana, 2 Babbitt, Irving, 144 Balzac, Honoré de, 62 Baron, Carol, 211n5 Barr, Alfred, 121, 214n12 Bartlett, George, 55, 207n38 Bartol, Cyrus, 40, 48, 56 Baudelaire, Charles, 131 Bébé-­Marie (Cornell), 115, 134, 135, 138–­ 40 Beecher, Henry Ward, 80, 89 Bellamann, Henry, 105, 109, 110 Bellamy, Edward, 80 Bellingham, Wash., 191 Bellows, Henry, 38, 39 Bennett, Jane, 35, 175; and Adorno, cites, 180; Beston anticipates, 181; and “thing-­ power,” 178; and Thoreau, 179 Benton, Elizabeth Cornell, 117 Bercovitch, Sacvan, 197 “Berenice” (Poe), 137, 138 Berger, Peter, 4, 21 Berry, Wendell, 36 Beston, Henry, 7, 8, 9, 36; and “fluid transcendentalism,” 174, 180–­ 81; and “new materialism,” 35; The Outermost House, 180–­81 242 { Index “Black Lives Matter,” 36, 171 Blake, Harrison Gray Otis, 50, 99, 158 Blumenberg, Hans, 20, 21 Boston Daily Advertiser, 26, 49, 50, 58 Bowen, Francis, 27, 29, 31 Briggs, John Cornelius, 109, 110 Brook Farm: and Huntington, Frederic Dan, attacked by, 53–­ 54; as model for 1960s communitarianism, 165; in The Passion by the Brook (Nelson), 154–­ 55, 163; and social gospel, inspires advo‑ cates of, 80, 91 Brown, John: Nelson’s admiration for, 158, 161, 167–­ 69, 171; in The Surveyor, 163, 166; and Thoreau, 162; and tran‑ scendentalists, championed by, 73–­74 Brownson, Orestes: and critique of tran‑ scendentalism, 29–­ 30, 38; and defense of Emerson, 2; portrayed in The Passion by the Brook (Nelson), 157 Burns, Anthony: Ives on Alcott’s effort to rescue, 95; Nelson on efforts to res‑ cue, 151, 153, 154; Thoreau on efforts to rescue, 149, 162 Calverton, Victor, 145 Cameron, Angus, 150, 152 Capper, Charles, 2, 171, 197 Carafiol, Peter, 198 Carlyle, Thomas, 26, 27 Carter, Elliott, 106, 213n55 Channing, Ellery, 47, 75, 97, 99, 147, 186 Channing, William Ellery, 77 Channing, William Henry, 43, 44 Chautauqua Institution, 49, 61 Cheney, Ednah Dow: as advocate for Mar‑ garet Fuller’s feminism, 59, 143; and Concord School of Philosophy, 48, 49, 59; as contributor to Free Religious Association publications, 42, 43 childhood: in Bébé Marie (Cornell), 138, 139, 141; and Cornell, thematic treat‑ ment of, 116, 118, 120, 134; Cornell’s focus on real-­ life children and youth, 141; in The Crystal Cage (Cornell), 136, 137; and education, 77; in “GC 44” (Cornell), 125, 128, 134; Peabody’s interest in, 78; romantic and transcen‑ dentalist treatments of, 135, 139–­ 40 Christian Examiner, 25, 26, 27 Christian Science, 121–­ 22. See also Cornell, Joseph; Eddy, Mary Baker Glover Civil Rights Movement, 36, 147, 148, 162, 168, 169 Civil War, 38, 64, 65; centennial celebra‑ tion of, 168, 169; as supposed end to transcendentalism, 3, 76, 143, 158 Clarke, James Freeman, 38, 39, 40, 73 Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 25, 27, 93, 132, 142, 176 Coles, Robert, 149 Comte, Auguste, 70, 71, 80 Concord, Mass.: and Concord School of Philosophy, attitudes of residents toward, 50, 52; —, as site of, 47, 49–­ 50; controversial reputation of, 48, 49; Ives’s idealistic portrayal of, 95, 96, 102, 104; Peabody’s celebration of, 78; and rescue of Sanborn, 74 Concord Club, 47 Concord School of Philosophy: founding of, 46–­ 48; humorous criticisms of, 52; identity under Harris’s leadership, 57–­ 58; intellectual reputation...


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