Amos Bronson Alcott

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A few Alcott links

The first-ever television documentary biography of Louisa May Alcott, Louisa May Alcott: The Real Woman Who Wrote Little Women.  "Best Video 2009"--Booklist.
A good introduction to the American Renaissance and Transcendentalism can be found at Thomas Hampson's I Hear America Singing website.
Another excellent resource for information on American Transcendentalism was put on the Web by graduate students at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Since 1979, the A. Bronson Alcott Society has been steadfastly promoting Alcott and the ideas he held dear.
Jone Johnson's Free Religion website provides a wealth of information on nineteenth-century Unitarianism and its relation to major transcendentalists such as Emerson and Thoreau.
Paul P. Reuben's Perspectives in American Literature website does an insightful job of outlining basic Transcendental assumptions, premises, and beliefs.
What could Alcott possibly have been thinking of when he established his Fruitlands utopia?  David M. Robinson's essay on Transcendentalism and the Utopian Mentality investigates the motivation for undertaking such ideal projects.
Yes, there is an Alcott School in Concord, Massachusetts!
The Radical Academy has perceptive biographical sketches of Channing, Alcott, Parker, Emerson, Thoreau, Whitman, and Harris.
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society's website provides a helpful guide to writings by Emerson, writings about Emerson, images of Emerson, and more.