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Virtue's hero : Emerson, antislavery, and reform

Author: Len Gougeon
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In Virtue's Hero, Len Gougeon draws on a huge array of primary documents--unpublished speeches, the correspondence of abolitionists, family papers, records of abolition society meetings, and more--to offer a detailed and comprehensive account of Emerson's antislavery position. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Len Gougeon
ISBN: 0820334693 9780820334691
OCLC Number: 528423518
Description: xix, 408 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Abolition and the biographers --
Early concerns: 1821-1837 --
The silent years: 1838-1844 --
Confusion and commitment: 1844-1849 --
Counterattack: 1850-1852 --
The struggle intensifies: 1853-1855 --
The battle lines are drawn: 1856-1859 --
Conflict and victory: 1860-1865 --
Reconstruction and other struggles: 1865 and after --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Len Gougeon.

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Scholars have long debated the question of Ralph Waldo Emerson's relationship to the abolition movement and the degree of his commitment to the antislavery cause. Drawing on an array of primary  Read more...

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