Emerson and Thoreau: The Contemporary Reviews

Emerson and Thoreau: The Contemporary Reviews

by Joel Myerson


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This book represents the first comprehensive collection of contemporary reviews of the writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521114103
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/18/2009
Series: American Critical Archives Series , #1
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 484
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface; Introduction; Part I. Ralph Waldo Emerson: 1. Nature (1836); 2. The American scholar (1837); 3. Divinity School address (1838); 4. Literary ethics; (1838); 5. Essays [First Series] (1841); 6. The method of nature (1841); 7. Essays [Second Series]; 8. Poems (1847); 9. Essays, lectures and orations (1847); 10. Nature, addresses and lectures (1849); 11. Representative men (1850); 12. English traits (1856); 13. The conduct of life (1860); 14. May-day and other pieces (1867); Society and solitude (1870); Letters and social aims (1876); Part II. Henry David Thoreau: 15. A week on the concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849); 16. Walden (1854); 17. Ralph Waldo Emerson, 'Thoreau'; 18. 'A Parish Priest', 'Henry D. Thoreau'; 19. [James Russell Lowell], 'Thoreau's Letters'; Index.

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