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The life of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Author: Ralph L Rusk
Publisher: New York : C. Scribner's Sons, 1949.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based largely on Emerson's unpublished manuscripts, journals, and letters.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Rusk, Ralph L. (Ralph Leslie), b. 1888.
Life of Ralph Waldo Emerson.
New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1949
(OCoLC)557734282
Named Person: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph L Rusk
OCLC Number: 184140
Description: ix, 592 pages : portrait ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: William and Ruth Emerson --
Boston, 1803 --
Looking out from his corner --
A boy's troubled world --
Concord ghosts and others --
Banishing dullness from his mind --
Under the tree of knowledge --
The unwilling schoolmaster --
The prized gown and band --
Ellen --
Theses nailed to the church door --
A fool's paradise --
A thinker let loose --
Lidian --
Pan and other gods --
This age, this country, oneself --
The Dial and the essays --
Leaping and piercing melodies --
Not a world to hide virtues in --
Down from his ivory tower --
Things in the saddle --
The fierce storm of war --
The firmament shrinks to a tent --
Voyage to the island of Philae --
Terminus.
Responsibility: by Ralph L. Rusk.

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Based largely on Emerson's unpublished manuscripts, journals, and letters.

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