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Waldo Emerson : a biography

Author: Gay Wilson Allen
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1981.
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A detailed biography of Emerson's life which also analyzes the development of his poetry and prose.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Allen, Gay Wilson, 1903-1995.
Waldo Emerson.
New York : Viking Press, 1981
(OCoLC)643768178
Named Person: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gay Wilson Allen
ISBN: 0670748668 9780670748662
OCLC Number: 7273845
Description: xxiv, 751 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part One: The voice in the garden --
The hoop that holds --
Two educations at Harvard --
The dupe of hope --
House of pain --
The ordained heart --
The new eye of the priest --
The heavenly stair --
The law of compensation --
Wayfaring man --
Ancestral fields --
Stars of Concord --
Waking the giant --
Uriel's voice of scorn --
Vanishing Gods --
Hodiernal facts --
Part Two: Idealism in 1842 --
Saturnalia of faith --
Western gymnosophist --
The sentral man --
The Gai Science --
England revisited --
Lyceum express --
Quarrel with America --
Gathering storm --
Works and days --
The voice at eve --
Beneath the ice.
Responsibility: by Gay Wilson Allen.

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A detailed biography of Emerson's life which also analyzes the development of his poetry and prose.

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