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Essays & lectures

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Joel Porte
Publisher: New York : Literary Classics of the U.S. : Distributed to the trade in the U.S. and Canada by Viking Press, ©1983.
Series: Library of America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The library of America is dedicated to publishing America's best and most significant writing in handsome, enduring volumes, featuring authoritative texts. Hailed as the "finest-looking, longest-lasting editions ever made" (The New Republic), Library of America volumes make a fine gift for any occasion. Now, with exactly one hundred volumes to choose from, there is a perfect gift for everyone.
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Genre/Form: Essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Joel Porte
ISBN: 0940450151 9780940450158 0521261171 9780521261173
OCLC Number: 9392202
Notes: Spine title: Essays and lectures.
"Joel Porte wrote the notes and selected the texts for this volume"--Leaf ff. title page.
Description: 1321 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Nature. Nature ; Commodity ; Beauty ; Language ; Discipline ; Idealism ; Spirit ; Prospects --
Addresses --
Lectures --
Essays, first series. History ; Self-reliance ; Compensation ; Spiritual Laws ; Love ; Friendship ; Prudence ; Heroism ; The Over-soul ; Circles ; Intellect ; Art --
Essays, second series. The poet ; Experience ; Character ; Manners ; Gifts ; Nature ; Politics ; Nominalist and realist ; New England reformers : lecture at Amory Hall --
Representative men. Uses of great men ; Plato, or, The philosopher ; Swedenborg, or, The mystic ; Montaigne, or, The skeptic ; Shakespeare, or, The poet ; Napoleon, or, The man of the world ; Goethe, or, The writer --
English traits. First visit to England ; Voyage to England ; Land ; Race ; Ability ; Manners ; Truth ; Character ; Cockayne ; Wealth ; Aristocracy ; Universities ; Religion ; Literature ; The "Times" ; Stonehenge ; Personal ; Result ; Speech at Manchester --
The conduct of life. Fate ; Power ; Wealth ; Culture ; Behavior ; Worship ; Considerations by the way ; Beauty ; Illusions --
Uncollected prose. The Lord's supper ; Dial essays.
Series Title: Library of America.
Other Titles: Essays and lectures.
Nature.
Representative men.
English traits.
Conduct of life.
Prose works.
Responsibility: Ralph Waldo Emerson.
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