Mar 15 - Apr 19, 2017
Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m.
In the decades before the Civil War, the village of Concord, Massachusetts was home to a remarkable group of American writers: Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Louisa May Alcott, and Bronson Alcott. In this course we examine the creative lives these brilliant men and women led from their daily creative practices and routines; to their struggles as writers; to their ongoing efforts to balance solitude and society; to their successful creation of artistic communities. Register online
Alice Fahs is an associate professor of history at the University of California, Irvine.