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The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Modern Library Classics)

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Synopsis:

This edition gathers all the major works of Emerson, whose inspiring, exuberant philosophical voice defined the American grain.

About the Author

Winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, Mary Oliver is the author of The Leaf and the Cloud, West Wind, and A Poetry Handbook, among others. Over the past two decades she has taught at various colleges and universities—Case Western Reserve, Bucknell, Sweet Briar College, the University of Cincinnati, and Bennington College in Vermont. She lives in Provincetown, Massachusetts, and Hobe Sound, Florida.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Mary Oliver

NATURE

THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR

AN ADDRESS

THE TRANSCENDENTALIST

THE LORDS SUPPER

ESSAYS: FIRST SERIES

History

Self-Reliance

Compensation

Spiritual Laws

Love

Friendship

Prudence

Heroism

The Over-Soul

Heroism

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

I.First Visit to England

II.Voyage to England

III.Land

IV.Race

V.Ability

VI.Manners

VII.Truth

VIII.Character

IX.Cockayne

X.Wealth

XI.Aristocracy

XII.Universities

XIII.Religion

XIV.Literature

XV.The “Times”

XVI.Stonehenge

XVII.Personal

XVIII.Result

XIX.Speech at Manchester

CONDUCT OF LIFE

Wealth

Culture

SOCIETY AND SOLITUDE

FARMING

POEMS

Good-bye

The Problem

Uriel

The Rhodora

The Humble-Bee

The Snow-storm

Ode

Forbearance

Forerunners

Give All to Love

Threnody

Concord Hymn

May-Day

The Adirondacs

Brama

Merlins Song

Hymn

Days

Character

Walden

Lines to Ellen

Self-Reliance

Webster

EZRA RIPLEY, D.D.

EMANCIPATION IN THE BRITISH WEST INDIES

THE FUGITIVE SLAVE LAW

JOHN BROWN

THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION

THOREAU

ABRAHAM LINCOLN

CARLYLE

Commentary

Reading Group Guide

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679783220
Editor:
Atkinson, Brooks
Introduction:
Oliver, Mary
Introduction by:
Oliver, Mary
Introduction:
Oliver, Mary
Editor:
Atkinson, Brooks
Author:
Oliver, Mary
Author:
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Author:
Atkinson, Brooks
Publisher:
Modern Library
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2000
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library Classics
Series Volume:
90-21
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
880
Dimensions:
8 x 5.17 x 1.81 in 1.35 lb

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