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Society and solitude

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ronald A Bosco; Douglas Emory Wilson
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007.
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"Society and Solitude, published in 1870, was the first collection of essays Ralph Waldo Emerson had put into press since The Conduct of Life ten years earlier. Of the twelve essays included in the volume, he had previously published seven in whole or in part: "Society and Solitude," "Civilization," "Art," "Eloquence," "Domestic Life," "Books," and "Old Age." Emerson added five previously unpublished lectures or  Read more...
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Named Person: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ronald A Bosco; Douglas Emory Wilson
ISBN: 9780674026278 0674026276
OCLC Number: 181069085
Description: xcii, 449 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: * Note on Numbering and Documentation * Abbreviations * Historical Introduction * Statement of Editorial Principles * Textual Introduction *Society and Solitude *1. Society and Solitude *2. Civilization *3. Art *4. Eloquence *5. Domestic Life *6. Farming *7. Works and Days *8. Books *9. Clubs *10. Courage *11. Success *12. Old Age * Notes * Textual Apparatus * Annex A: The Text of "American Civilization" * Annex B: Pre-copy-text Variants in "Farming" * Annex C: The Manuscripts * Appendix to Annex C: Alterations in the Manuscripts * Annex D: Emerson's Corrections and Emendations * Annex E: Parallel Passages * Index
Responsibility: historical introduction, notes, and parallel passages by Ronald A. Bosco ; text established and textual introduction and apparatus by Douglas Emory Wilson.

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Based on Emerson's holograph manuscripts and published sources: "Society and Solitude" and "The Conduct of Life", this book incorporates corrections and revisions he recorded in both sources, and  Read more...

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