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By James Mackintosh

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Blacks and Native Americans were portrayed on stage: The African Company (the first black acting group) began to present plays in New York in 1821; white actors began to play black roles in blackface; and numerous plays about Indians were written and portrayed in the years leading up to the Civil War. Journalists celebrated folk heroes like Davy Crockett. The availability of popular novels increased through advances in the technology of printing and bookmaking and in distribution and marketing.

Brook Farmers included the Ripleys, Nathaniel Hawthorne (who drew upon the experience in writing his Blithedale Romance, first published in 1852), George William Curtis, John Sullivan Dwight and his sister Marianne, Rebecca Codman, and Isaac Hecker. At its largest, in 1843, the Brook Farm community consisted of about one hundred people. Emerson and others of the Transcendentalists who chose not to join the community nevertheless 26 CliffsNotes Thoreau, Emerson, and Transcendentalism supported the endeavor and were frequent visitors there.

Brook Farm was planned at Elizabeth Peabody’s Foreign Library in Boston, where George and Sophia Ripley, Orestes Brownson, Theodore Parker, James Freeman Clarke, John Sullivan Dwight, and others gathered to talk about the reform of society. It was established by George Ripley in 1841 and continued until 1847. Residents lived a simple life, focused upon a balance between physical labor and individual self-culture. The community had a strong school and an active social life. Brook Farmers included the Ripleys, Nathaniel Hawthorne (who drew upon the experience in writing his Blithedale Romance, first published in 1852), George William Curtis, John Sullivan Dwight and his sister Marianne, Rebecca Codman, and Isaac Hecker.

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