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THE COMPLETE ESSAYS OF RALPH WALDO EMERSON (Special Nook Edition) FULL COLOR ILLUSTRATED VERSION: All the Essays Speeches and Addresses of Ralph Waldo Emerson incl. Nature & The American Scholar in One Volume!) NOOKbook (The Complete Works Collection)
     

THE COMPLETE ESSAYS OF RALPH WALDO EMERSON (Special Nook Edition) FULL COLOR ILLUSTRATED VERSION: All the Essays Speeches and Addresses of Ralph Waldo Emerson incl. Nature & The American Scholar in One Volume!) NOOKbook (The Complete Works Collection)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Overview

Illustrated in Color with Extensive Critical and Historical Commentary!

CONTAINS ALL OF THE UNABRIDGED WORKS OF AS WELL AS
* OVER 10 COLOR AND BLACK AND WHITE ILLUSTRATIONS
* EXTENSIVE HISTORICAL/BIOGRAPHICAL COMMENTARY
* COMPLETE BOOK LENGTH ESSAY ON THE LIFE AND LITERARY LEGACY OF RALPH WALDO EMERSON


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Nature
Introduction
Chapter I Nature
Chapter II Commodity
Chapter III Beauty
Chapter IV Language
Chapter V Discipline
Chapter VI Idealism
Chapter VII Spirit
Chapter VIII Prospects
The American Scholar
Divinity College Address
Literary Ethics
The Method Of Nature
Lecture On The Times
The Conservative
Man The Reformer
The Young American
The Transcendentalist
English Traits
Chapter I
Chapter II
Chapter III
Chapter IV
Chapter V
Chapter VI
Chapter VII
Chapter VIII
Chapter IX
Chapter X
Chapter XI
Chapter XII
Chapter XIII
Chapter XIV
Chapter XV
Chapter XVI
Chapter XVII
Chapter XVIII
Chapter XIX
Essays
History
Self-Reliance
Compensation
Spiritual Laws
Love
Friendship
Prudence
Heroism
The Over-Soul
Circles
Intellect
Art
The Poet
Experience
Character
Manners
Gifts
Nature
Politics
Nominalist and Realist
New England Reformers
Representative Men
Uses of Great Men
Plato or, The Philosopher
Plato: New Readings
Swedenborg or, The Mystic
Montaigne or, The Skeptic
Shakespeare or, The Poet
Napoleon or, The Man of the World
Goethe or, The Writer
The Conduct of Life
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II
III
IV
V
VI
VII
VIII
IX
Thoreau
Uncollected Prose
The Lord’s Supper
Essays from “The Dial”
The Editors to the Reader
Thoughts on Modern Literature
Two Years before the Mast.
Social Destiny of Man: or Association and Reorganization of Industry. By Albert Brisbane. Philadelphia. 12mo. pp. 480.
Michael Angelo, considered as a Philosophic Poet, with Translations. By John Edward Taylor. London: Saunders & Otley, Conduit Street. 1840.
Essays and Poems, by Jones Very. Boston: C. C. Little and James Brown.
Walter Savage Landor
The Senses and the Soul
Transcendentalism
Prayers
Fourierism and the Socialists
Chardon Street and Bible Conventions
Agriculture of Massachusetts
The Zincali: or an Account of the Gypsies of Spain; with an Original Collection of their Songs and Poetry, by George Borrow. Two Volumes in one. New York: Wiley & Putnam.
Ancient Spanish Ballads, Historical and Romantic. Translated, with Notes, by J. G. Lockhart. New York: Wiley & Putnam.
Tecumseh; a Poem. By George H. Colton. New York: Wiley & Putnam.
Intelligence
Harvard University
English Reformers
Poems. By Alfred Tennyson. Two Volumes. Boston: W. D. Ticknor.
A Letter to Rev. Wm. E. Channing, D. D. by O. A. Brownson Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown. 1842.
Europe and European Books
The Bible in Spain, or the Journeys, Adventures, and Imprisonments of an Englishman in an attempt to circulate the Scriptures in the Peninsula. By George Borrow. Author of “The Gipsies in Spain.
Past and Present, by Thomas Carlyle.
Antislavery Poems, by John Pierpont. Boston: Oliver Johnson. 1843.
Sonnets and other Poems, by William Lloyd Garrison. Boston. 1843. pp. 96.
America — an Ode; and other Poems, by N. W. Coffin. Boston: S. G. Simpkins.
Poems by William Ellery Channing. Boston. 1843.
A Letter
The Huguenots in France and America
The Spanish Student. A Play in Three Acts, By H. W. Longfellow.
The Dream of a Day, and other Poems, by James G. Percival. New Haven. 1843.
The Tragic
Ralph Waldo Emerson: His Life and Literary Legacy
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Publisher:
The Complete Works Collection
Publication date:
12/12/2012
Series:
Ralph Waldo Emerson Complete Works NOOKbook Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Nook | Essays Nature American Scholar , #1
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Meet the Author

Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American lecturer, philosopher, essayist, and poet, best remembered for leading the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States.

Emerson wrote on a number of subjects, never espousing fixed philosophical tenets, but developing certain ideas such as individuality, freedom, the ability for man to realize almost anything, and the relationship between the soul and the surrounding world. Emerson's "nature" was more philosophical than naturalistic; "Philosophically considered, the universe is composed of Nature and the Soul."

Emerson's work not only influenced his contemporaries, such as Walt Whitman and Henry David Thoreau, but would continue to influence thinkers and writers in the United States and around the world down to the present. Notable thinkers who recognize Emerson's influence include Nietzsche and William James, Emerson's godson.

In his book The American Religion, Harold Bloom repeatedly refers to Emerson as "The prophet of the American Religion," which in the context of the book refers to indigenously American and gnostic-tinged religions such as Mormonism and Christian Science, which arose largely in Emerson's lifetime. In The Western Canon, Harold Bloom compares Emerson to Michel de Montaigne: "The only equivalent reading experience that I know is to reread endlessly in the notebooks and journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson, the American version of Montaigne."

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THE COMPLETE ESSAYS OF RALPH WALDO EMERSON (Special Nook Edition) FULL COLOR ILLUSTRATED VERSION 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 169 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Emerson is the classic American philosopher and this is the best collection I have been able to find.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very profound and deep philosophical meditations on what is really important for us in life. Recommended with enthusiasm.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ralph Waldo Emerson was the first American philosopher to gain a worldwide reputation, and his philosophy is distinctly rooted in the rugged wilderness and landscape of early America. These are truly classic works that I will cherish for years to come.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Emerson is a perfect writer.. He gives important of what life is. This will guide us in our daily life living. Perfect all that I can say.
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MHeying More than 1 year ago
It's all here. A thoughtful, intelligent man recorded his thoughts and captures history. One could do worse than to cancel Comcast and copy and recopy Emerson's essays to grove one's mind with the timeless insights and wisdom they contain. I'm thrilled to have this volume accessible to me now at all times in my Nook. I recommend it for everyone. My favorite quote: "Real happiness, genius and greatness are achieved only by discovering and remaining true to the inner, primeval and eternal voice of intuition. ...build therefore your own world, and as fast as you conform your life to the pure idea in your mind, that world will unfold its great proportions."
PhoenixLR More than 1 year ago
There's nothing better than remembering that life's simplicities are what makes it capable to allow the happiness to take root.
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