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Emerson in his own time : a biographical chronicle of his life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associates

Author: Ronald A Bosco; Joel Myerson
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2003.
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Reprinted in this work are the most important adulatory and critical first-hand accounts by many major and minor literary figures in Britain and the United States as well as by Emerson's children.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Emerson in his own time.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, c2003
(DLC) 2002035379
(OCoLC)50761210
Named Person: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald A Bosco; Joel Myerson
ISBN: 158729432X 9781587294327
OCLC Number: 56109452
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xl, 262 p., [16] p. of plates) : ill.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Amos Bronson Alcott, [A Visit to Emerson at Concord in 1837] --
Convers Francis, [Remarks on Emerson in 1838, 1855, and 1858] --
Ellis Gray Loring, [A Visit from Emerson in 1838] --
[Annie Sawyer Downs], [Reminiscences of a Childhood in Concord in the 1840s] --
Richard Frederick Fuller, "The Younger Generation in 1840 from the Diary of a New England Boy" --
[Margaret Fuller], [At Concord with the Emersons in 1842] --
Jane Welsh Carlyle and Thomas Carlyle, [A Visit from Emerson in 1847] --
Anonymous, "Emerson as a Lecturer" --
Herman Melville, [Letter to Evert A. Duyckinck about Emerson as a Lecturer] (1853) --
[Frederika Bremer, from The Homes of the New World; Impressions of America (1853) --
[Franklin Benjamin Sanborn], "Mr. Emerson's Lectures" (1864) --
[George William Curtis], [Emerson as Seen from the "Editor's Easy Chair" in 1853] --
Anonymous, "Ralph Waldo Emerson" (1865) --
James Russell Lowell, from My Study Windows (1871) --
Bronson Alcott, "Fuller, Thoreau, Emerson...The Substance of a 'Conversation'" (1871) --
Anna Alcott Pratt, Louisa May Alcott, and Ellen Tucker Emerson, ["House burned, Wednesday, 24 July (1872)"] --
Anonymous, "Emerson: A Literary Interview" (1874) --
Octavius Brooks Frothingham, from Transcendentalism in New England: A History (1876) --
Walt Whitman, from Prose Works 1892 (1881-1882) --
Ellen Tucker Emerson, [Emerson's Death] (1882) --
Louisa May Alcott, "Reminiscences of Ralph Waldo Emerson" (1882) --
Frederic Henry Hedge, [Reminiscences of Emerson] (1882) --
[Edwin Percy Whipple], "Some Recollections of Ralph Waldo Emerson" (1882) --
Julia Ward Howe and Ednah Dow Cheney, from Concord Lectures in Philosophy ... at the Concord School of Philosophy in 1882 --
A. B. Muzzey, from Reminiscences and Memorials of the Men of the Revolution and Their Families (1883) --
Oliver Wendell Holmes, from Ralph Waldo Emerson (1884) --
Pendleton King, "Notes of Conversations with Emerson" (1884) --
[Annie Adams Fields], "Glimpses of Emerson" (1884) --
Frank Bellew, "Recollections of Ralph Waldo Emerson" (1884) --
E. P. Peabody, "Emerson as Preacher" (1885) --
Edward Waldo Emerson, Ellen Tucker Emerson, and Edith Emerson Forbes, [Emerson as Remembered by His Children] (1889 and 1897, 1902, 1921) --
Charles J. Woodbury, from Talks with Ralph Waldo Emerson (1890) --
Francis Espinasse, from Literary Recollections and Sketches (1893) --
William Henry Furness, "Random Reminiscences of Emerson" (1893) --
W. J. Stillman, "The Philosophers' Camp. Emerson, Agassiz, Lowell, and Others in the Adirondacks" (1893) --
William Dean Howells, "My First Visit to New England" (1894) --
Frank Preston Stearns, from Sketches from Concord and Appledore (1895) --
Rebecca Harding Davis, "A Little Gossip" (1900) --
John Muir, [Emerson in the Yosemite Valley] (1901) --
William James and Caroline Hazard, from The Centenary of the Birth of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1903) --
Julian Hawthorne, "Personal Glimpses of Emerson" (1903) --
Moncure D. Conway, "Emerson: The Teacher and the Man" (1903) --
David Chester French, "A Sculptor's Reminiscences of Emerson" (1916) --
Robert Underwood Johnson, from Remembered Yesterdays (1923) --
Kate Douglas Wiggin, from My Garden of Memory: An Autobiography (1923) --
Elizabeth Oakes Smith, "Recollections of Emerson, His Household and Friends" (1924).
Responsibility: edited by Ronald A. Bosco and Joel Myerson.

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