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Political writings

Political writings

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Kenneth Sacks
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Series: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Ralph Waldo Emerson is a central figure in American political thought. Until recently, his vast influence was measured mostly by its impact on literature, philosophy, and aesthetics; in particular, Emerson is thought to be largely responsible for introducing idealism into America in the form of living one's life self-reliantly. However, in the past few decades, critics have increasingly come to realize that Emerson  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Quelle
Named Person: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Kenneth Sacks
ISBN: 0521883695 9780521883696 0521710022 9780521710022
OCLC Number: 212858707
Description: xxxvi, 237 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Selections from Nature --
Introduction --
Language --
Journal entries: 1837 --
The American scholar --
The divinity school address --
Uriel --
Concord hymn --
Letter to Martin Van Buren, President of the United States --
Self-reliance --
Compensation --
Concerning Brook farm --
Man the reformer --
Politics --
Journal entries: 1840 and 1844 --
Ode: inscribed to W.H. Channing --
Address to the citizens of Concord --
Webster and 1854 --
Journal entry: 1851 --
Woman. A lecture read before the woman's rights convention, September 20, 1855 --
Napoleon: or the man of the world from Representative Men --
Speech at a meeting for the relief of the family of John Brown --
John Brown. Speech at Salem --
Fate --
Power --
Journal entry: 1862.
Series Title: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Other Titles: Emerson :
Responsibility: Emerson ; edited by Kenneth S. Sacks.


Ralph Waldo Emerson is the central figure in American political thought. This selection of his major writings for the series of Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought highlights not only  Read more...


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