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Critical Companion to Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Authored by: Tiffany K. Wayne
  • From the Series: Critical Companion to
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  • ISBN-10: 1438130481
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-3048-4
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 07/01/2010
  • Dewey Number: 814
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 456

Summary

Ralph Waldo Emerson, the greatest of the Transcendentalists, is often considered to be the central thinker in American history. In essays such as "Self-Reliance" and poems such as "Concord Hymn," he gave voice to ideals that Americans have held dear ever since.

Critical Companion to Ralph Waldo Emerson is a reliable and up-to-date resource for students interested in this prolific author. This illustrated volume examines Emerson's life and 140 of his most important works, including all of his major essays and 60 of his poems.

Coverage includes:

  • A concise but thorough biography
  • Entries on major books; lectures; essays, such as "Self-Reliance," "Nature," and "The Over-Soul"; poems, such as "Concord Hymn," "Brahma," and "Merlin"; and more
  • Entries on related people, places, and topics, including Henry David Thoreau, Concord, the Transcendental Club, Unitarianism, the Dial, and more
  • Appendixes, including a chronology of Emerson's life, a bibliography of his works, and primary and secondary sources.

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"...a vital source for understanding the role of Emerson in the history of American thought."


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