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The Portable Emerson: New Edition (Viking Portable Library)

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This volume, edited by Carl Bode in collaboration with Malcolm Cowley, presents the essential Emerson, selected from works that eloquently express the philosophy of a worldly idealist. The Portable Emerson comprises essays, including “History,” “Self-Reliance,” “The Over-Soul,” “Circles,” and “The Poet”; Emerson’s first book, Nature, in its entirety; twenty-two poems, including “Uriel,” “The Humble-Bee,” and “Give All to Love”; orations, including “The American Scholar,” “The Fugitive Slave Law,” and “John Brown”; English Traits, complete; and biographical essays on Plato, Napoleon, Henry David Thoreau, Thomas Carlyle, and others.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Carl Bode

A Note on the Selections by Malcolm Cowley

Emerson's Annals

The Transcendentalist

Editor's Note

Nature

The American Scholar

Divinity School Address

The Transcendentalist

Essays: First and Second Series

Editor's Note

History

Self-Reliance

Compensation

Spiritual Laws

The Over-Soul

Circles

The Poet

Experience

Later Essays

Editor's Note

Plato; or, the Philosopher

Napoleon; or, the Man of the World

Fate

Illusions

Society and Solitude

A Yankee Abroad: English Traits

Editor's Note

Land

Race

Ability

Manners

Truth

Character

Cockayne

Wealth

Aristocracy

Universities

Religion

Result

The Yankee Sage

Editor's Note

Letter to President Van Buren

Ezra Ripley, D.D.

The Fugitive Slave Law

Farming

John Brown: Speech at Salem

Thoreau

Historic Notes of Life and Letters in New England

Carlyle

The Bard

Editor's Note

Each and All

The Problem

Uriel

Mithridates

Hamatreya

The Rhodora

The Humble-Bee

The Snow-Storm

Woodnotes: I

Fable

Ode

Compensation

Give All to Love

Merlin (I, II)

Bacchus

Threnody

Concord Hymn

Brahma

Days

Two Rivers

Music

Terminus

Further Reading

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140150940
Editor:
Cowley, Malcolm
Editor:
Bode, Carl
Editor:
Bode, Carl
Author:
Bode, Carl
Author:
Van Doren, Mark
Author:
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Author:
Cowley, Malcolm
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
American
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
History - 19th Century
Subject:
History & Surveys - 19th Century
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Philosophy-Surveys
Copyright:
Edition Number:
New ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Viking Portable Library
Series Volume:
3565
Publication Date:
19810831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
720
Dimensions:
7.72 x 5 x 1.32 in 1.02 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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