The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Paperback $18.00

Modern Library | Sep 12, 2000 | 880 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780679783220

  • Paperback$18.00

    Modern Library | Sep 12, 2000 | 880 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780679783220

  • Ebook$2.99

    Modern Library | Sep 30, 2009 | ISBN 9780307419910

Praise

“I was simmering, simmering, simmering. Emerson brought me to a boil.”
–Walt Whitman

Table Of Contents

Introduction by Mary Oliver

NATURE
THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR
AN ADDRESS
THE TRANSCENDENTALIST
THE LORD’S 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
Merlin’s 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

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