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Emersonian circles : essays in honor of Joel Myerson

Author: Joel Myerson; Wesley T Mott; Robert E Burkholder
Publisher: Rochester, N.Y. : University of Rochester Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Emersonian Circles pays tribute to an essential tradition of literary scholarship and to the figure who has perhaps done more than anyone to sustain its vitality over the past generation. Bibliographer, editor and interpreter of the American Renaissance, Joel Myerson has devoted his academic career to recovering the literary legacy of the Transcendentalists and reconstructing the biographical and historical contexts  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Myerson; Wesley T Mott; Robert E Burkholder
ISBN: 1878822721 9781878822727
OCLC Number: 35229240
Description: xi, 284 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. "Build Therefore Your Own World": Emerson's Constructions of the "Intimate Sphere" / Albert J. von Frank --
Ch. 2. Emerson's Fate / Lawrence Buell --
Ch. 3. Emerson's Circle and the Crisis of the Civil War / Len Gougeon --
Ch. 4. Emerson's Politics of Biography and History / Frank Shuffelton --
Ch. 5. The "Somewhat Spheral and Infinite" in Every Man: Emerson's Theory of Biography / Ronald A. Bosco --
Ch. 6. Emerson as Editor / Robert D. Richardson, Jr. --
Ch. 7. Emerson, Friendship, and the Problem of Alcott's "Psyche" / Larry A. Carlson --
Ch. 8. "Men and Women Conversing": The Emersons in 1837 / Phyllis Cole --
Ch. 9. Toward Democratic Vistas: Theodore Parker, Friendship, and Transcendentalism / Gary L. Collison --
Ch. 10. "Valdemar" and the "Frogpondians": The Aftermath of Poe's Boston Lyceum Appearance / Kent P. Ljungquist --
Ch. 11. Thoreau's "Ktaadn" and the Quest for Experience / David M. Robinson --
Ch. 12. Singing Mignon's Song: The Friendship of Ralp Waldo Emerson and Louisa May Alcott / Daniel Shealy --
Ch. 13. "A Liberal Education": Caroline Healy Dall and Emerson / Helen R. Deese --
Ch. 14. The Widening Gyre: Out from Emerson / Philip F. Gura --
Joel Myerson.
Responsibility: edited by Wesley T. Mott & Robert E. Burkholder.

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Essays define Emerson's place in American culture, with particular reference to Transcendentalism.  Read more...

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This academic anthology enriches our understanding of Emerson and his closest colleagues. THE QUEST

 
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