To me, Transcendentalism is taking a break from society. Leaving modern comforts that we've all have come accustomed to. Separating yourself from society to find yourself spiritually, mentally, and emotionally.
What is the biggest idea to come out of utopian movement?
Utopia is the concept of ones "perfect society". Society through ones eyes with no problems, no issues, and all is good. Some choose to take action to make the "perfect society", by assembling their idea of a utopian society.
The Brook Farm Community
The brook farm was about a short lived utopian society in communal living. (1841-47) taken place on a 175 acre farm, located in West Roxbury, Mass. (Now in Boston).
Born in 1758, Noah Webster was a famous writer of his time. Not only a writer, but a founding father of the nation. Some of his best work include: The American Spelling Book, The Elementary Spelling Book, and The Value of The Bible and Excellence of The Christian Religion.
Born in 1804, Nathaniel Hawthorne was also a very impressive writer of his time. Some of his most impressive work include: The Scarlet Letter, The Dolliver Romance, and, Grandfather's Chair.
Edgar Allan Poe
Last but not least, Edgar Allan Poe is probably one of the most well known artist of the 2 mentioned above. Born in 1809, Poe was a bit of a dark artist. Some of his best work include: The black Cat, Hop-Frog, and, The Gold-Bug.