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The collected works of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Robert Ernest Spiller; Alfred R Ferguson; Joseph Slater; Jean Ferguson Carr
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press, 1971-<2013>
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With the appearance of the tenth and final volume of Collected Works, a project fifty years in the making reaches completion: the publication of critically edited texts of all Emerson's works published in his lifetime and under his supervision."--The vol. 10 dust-jacket front flap.
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Genre/Form: Essays
Lectures
Literature
Personal correspondence
Poetry
Speeches
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882.
Collected works of Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press, 1971-<2010>
(OCoLC)559064672
Named Person: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Robert Ernest Spiller; Alfred R Ferguson; Joseph Slater; Jean Ferguson Carr
ISBN: 9780674139701 0674139704 9780674139800 0674139801 9780674139909 0674139909 9780674139916 0674139917 9780674139923 0674139925 9780674011908 0674011902 9780674026278 0674026276 9780674035607 0674035607 9780674049154 0674049152 9780674049581 0674049586
OCLC Number: 246581
Language Note: Text in English.
Notes: Vol. 2-3: Introduction and notes by Joseph Slater ; text established by Alfred R. Ferguson and Jean Ferguson Carr.
Vol. 4: Joseph Slater, general editor, Douglas Emory Wilson, textual editor, editorial board, Ralph H. Orth, Robert E. Spiller, Wallace E. Williams.
Vol. 5: Historical introduction by Philip Nicoloff ; notes by Robert E. Burkholder ; text established and textual introduction and apparatus by Douglas Emory Wilson.
Vol. 6: Historical introduction by Barbara L. Packer ; notes by Joseph Slater ; text established and textual introduction and apparatus by Douglas Emory Wilson.
Vol. 7: Historical introduction, notes, and parallel passages by Ronald A Bosco ; text established and textual introduction and apparatus by Douglas Emory Wilson.
Vol. 8: Historical introduction by Ronald A. Bosco ; notes and parallel passages by Glen M. Johnson ; text established and textual introduction by Joel Myerson.
Vol. 9: Historical introduction, textual introduction, and poem headnotes by Albert J. von Frank ; text established by Albert J. von Frank and Thomas Wortham.
Vol. 10: Historical introduction, textual introduction, text established, and textual apparatus by Ronald A. Bosco and Joel Myerson ; notes and parallel passages by Glen M. Johnson.
Awards: Nominated for MLA Prize for a Distinguished Scholarly Edition 2004
Nominated for MLA Prize for a Distinguished Scholarly Edition 2012
Description: volumes <1-10> : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: v. 1. Nature, addresses, and lectures --
v. 2. Essays: first series --
v. 3. Essays: second series --
v. 4. Representative men: seven lectures --
v. 5. English traits --
v. 6. The conduct of life --
v. 7. Society and solitude --
v. 8. Letters and social aims --
v. 9. Poems: a variorum edition --
v. 10. Uncollected prose writings ; addresses, essays, and reviews.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: introductions and notes by Robert E. Spiller ; text established by Alfred R. Ferguson.

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