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    Biography and Fiction

    From the 31st annual Key West Literary Seminar in Key West, Florida, biographer Robert Richardson delivered a talk entitled, “In Search of Lost Time: Biography and Fiction.”

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    Why Read?

    Professor Edmundson talks about his book Why Read?, published by Bloomsbury USA. The book is on the relationship between a liberal arts education and literature. The author writes that…

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    William James

    Robert Richardson talked about his biography, William James: In the Maelstrom of American Modernism, published by Houghton Mifflin Company. William James, the brother of novelist Henry James, is…

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    Writings of Emerson and Thoreau

    Guests discussed the history of the Early Republic, the transcendental movement, and American intellectual history through the writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. Emerson…

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    Emerson: The Mind on Fire

    Professor Robert Richardson talked about his book, Emerson: The Mind on Fire, published by the University of California Press. It focuses on the life of Ralph Waldo Emerson, the famous…

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    Walden Pond

    Mr. Robinson talked about why Henry David Thoreau lived at Walden Pond.

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    Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

    Mr. Richardson talked about “Author’s Ridge” where four great 19th American authors are buried: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Dabid Thoreau, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Louisa May Alcott.

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    Emerson: The Mind on Fire

    Mr. Richardson read a portion of his work Emerson: The Mind on Fire about the life and thought of Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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