232Jan 13, 2013
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.”
378Nov 30, 2006
Book Discussion on 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 ...
4,915Oct 27, 2004
Book Discussion on 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 ...
5,787May 7, 2001
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 ...
81Mar 18, 1996
Book Discussion on 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.
46Sep 12, 1995
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 ...
85Sep 12, 1995
Mr. Robinson talked about why Henry David Thoreau lived at Walden Pond.