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The selected letters of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Joel Myerson
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Selected Letters of Ralph Waldo Emerson presents Emerson at his most guarded and his most vulnerable, writing to other Transcendentalists such as Henry David Thoreau and Margaret Fuller, to his wife and brothers, to friends like Longfellow and Whitman. With effusions of love, messages of condolence, letters of support for Thoreau and Whitman, and critiques of friends' writings, this extraordinary collection  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondance
Named Person: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Joel Myerson
ISBN: 0231102828 9780231102827 023110281X 9780231102810
OCLC Number: 36949622
Description: 469 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Chronology --
Biographies --
The letters --
Index.
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: edited by Joel Myerson.

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The Selected Letters of Ralph Waldo Emerson presents Emerson at his most guarded and his most vulnerable, writing to other Transcendentalists such as Henry David Thoreau and Margaret Fuller, to his wife and brothers, to friends like Longfellow and Whitman. With effusions of love, messages of condolence, letters of support for Thoreau and Whitman, and critiques of friends' writings, this extraordinary collection presents an Emerson deeply connected to the world around him.

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