Chapter

The Face of Planet America

in The Passage to Cosmos

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print September 2009 | ISBN: 9780226871820
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226871844 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226871844.003.0008
The Face of Planet America

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This chapter discusses Humboldt's influence on the works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Edgar Allan Poe, Henry David Thoreau, Frederic Edwin Church, Walt Whitman, Susan Fenimore Cooper, John Muir, and George Perkins Marsh.

Keywords: Alexander von Humboldt; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Edgar Allan Poe; Henry David Thoreau; Frederic Edwin Church; Walt Whitman; Susan Fenimore Cooper; John Muir; George Perkins Marsh

Chapter.  22168 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of the Americas

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