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A historical guide to Ralph Waldo Emerson

Author: Joel Myerson
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series: Historical guides to American authors.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ralph Waldo Emerson has maintained his place as one of the seminal figures in American history and literature. He was the acknowledged leader of the Transcendentalist movement. This study gathers  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Biography Handbooks, manuals, etc
Biography
Guides, manuels, etc
Biographies Guides, manuels, etc
Named Person: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Myerson
ISBN: 0195120949 9780195120943 0195120930 9780195120936
OCLC Number: 40861972
Description: x, 322 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1882 : a brief biography / Ronald A. Bosco --
The age of the first person singular : Emerson and individualism / Wesley T. Mott --
Emerson, nature, and natural science / William Rossi --
Emerson and religion / David M. Robinson --
Emerson and antislavery / Gary Collison --
Emerson in the context of the woman's rights movement / Armida Gilbert --
We find what we seek : Emerson and his biographers / Ronald A. Bosco.
Series Title: Historical guides to American authors.
Other Titles: Ralph Waldo Emerson
Responsibility: edited by Joel Myerson.
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