All Programs / New England renaissance

A dramatic re-creation of the New England Renaissance produced at Boston University. In this part of the series, the Transcendentalists are viewed from the perspective of 1954, when this program was recorded.

Available Episodes

1954-01-01Transcendentalists and us00:29:28
1954-01-01Trust thyself00:29:52
1954-01-01To be awake is to be alive!00:29:44
1954-01-01Concord revisited00:29:32
1954-01-01Brook Farm revisited00:30:00
1954-01-01High thoughts-simple living00:29:20
1954-01-01Be ashamed to die00:29:46
1954-01-01Like a little heaven00:29:45
1954-01-01Family traditions00:29:12
1954-01-01Revolt against materialism00:29:44
Subjects
Early U.S. History; New England--History--1775-1865; Radio plays, American; Transcendentalism (New England)--History; Transcendentalists (New England); U.S. Regions: The Northeast
Creators
Boston University; Diamond, Sidney, A.; Sloan, George, W., Jr.; WBUR (Radio station : Boston, Mass.)
Contributors
Alcott, Amos Bronson, 1799-1888; Arnold, Harold; Bourne, Donald; Carpenter, Richard, 1916-; Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882; Fuller, Margaret, 1810-1850; Mann, Horace, 1796-1859; Miller, Perry, 1905-1963; Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860; Rightmire, Rod; Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862
Genres
Docudrama; History
Time Periods
1950-1959