The Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

by Ralph Waldo Emerson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674267206

ISBN-13: 9780674267206

Pub. Date: 12/12/1987

Publisher: Harvard

Emerson, Alfred Kazin observes in his Introduction, "was a great writer who turned the essay into a form all his own." His celebrated essays--the twelve published in Essays: First Series (1841) and eight in Essays: Second Series (1844)--are here presented for the first time in an authoritative one-volume edition, which incorporates all the

Overview

Emerson, Alfred Kazin observes in his Introduction, "was a great writer who turned the essay into a form all his own." His celebrated essays--the twelve published in Essays: First Series (1841) and eight in Essays: Second Series (1844)--are here presented for the first time in an authoritative one-volume edition, which incorporates all the changes and corrections Emerson made after their initial publication.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674267206
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
12/12/1987
Series:
Belknap Press Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
1,140,939
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.04(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Essays: First Series

I. History

II. Self-Reliance

III. Compensation

IV. Spiritual Laws

V. Love

VI. Friendship

VII. Prudence

VIII. Heroism

IX. The Over-Soul

X. Circles

XI. Intellect

XII. Art

Essays: Second Series

I. The Poet

II. Experience

III. Character

IV. Manners

V. Gifts

VI. Nature

VII. Politics

VIII. Nominalist and Realist

Index

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