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The conduct of life

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Barbara L Packer; Joseph Slater; Douglas Emory Wilson
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These essays, first published in 1860, were developed from a series of lectures and show Emerson's interest in many practical aspects of human life and reflect his increasing involvement in politics  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Barbara L Packer; Joseph Slater; Douglas Emory Wilson
ISBN: 0674011902 9780674011908
OCLC Number: 52853765
Description: xciii, 455 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Note on Numbering Abbreviations Historical Introduction Statement of Editorial Principles Textual Introduction 1. Fate 2. Power 3. Wealth 4 Culture 5. Behavior 6. Worship 7. Considerations by the Way 8. Beauty 9. Illusions Notes Textual Apparatus Annex A: The Manuscripts Appendix: Alterations in the Manuscripts Annex B: Emerson's Corrections and Emendations Annex C: Parallel Passages Index
Responsibility: historical introduction by Barbara L. Packer ; notes by Joseph Slater ; text established and textual introduction and apparatus by Douglas Emory Wilson.
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