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 ...
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.
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
Experience Later Essays
Plato; or, the Philosopher
Napoleon; or, the Man of the World
Society and Solitude A Yankee Abroad: English Traits
Result The Yankee Sage
Letter to President Van Buren
Ezra Ripley, D.D.
The Fugitive Slave Law
John Brown: Speech at Salem
Historic Notes of Life and Letters in New England
Carlyle The Bard
Each and All
Give All to Love
Merlin (I, II)