English and American Literature
Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Chair and Committee
This work argues for a reading of Ralph Waldo Emerson that takes into account his childhood and early upbringing, and thereby reads his mature philosophical works as reactionary enabling mythologies that were forged by his troubled childhood.
McClelland, Matthew, "Emerson And The Vision Of The Child" (2011). All Theses and Dissertations (ETDs). 614.