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The selected writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Brooks Atkinson; Tremaine McDowell
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive collection of writings by the great American author includes both series of his essays and a generous selection of his poetry.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Brooks Atkinson; Tremaine McDowell
OCLC Number: 15134193
Description: xxvii, 930 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Foreword by Tremaine McDowell --
Introduction by Brooks Atkinson --
Nature --
The American Scholar --
An Address --
The Transcendentalist --
The Lord's supper --
Essays: the 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 --
Plato; or, the philosopher --
Napoleon; or, the man of the world --
English traits --
Conduct of life --
Society and solitude --
Farming --
Poems --
Ezra Ripley, D.D. --
Emancipation in the British West Indies --
The fugitive slave law --
John Brown --
The Emanicpation Proclamation --
Thoreau --
Abraham Lincoln --
Carlyle.
Responsibility: edited, with a biographical introduction by Brooks Atkinson ; foreword by Tremaine McDowell.

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A comprehensive collection of writings by the great American author includes both series of his essays and a generous selection of his poetry.

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