Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson by Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson
By Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson

English Traits v. 5

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Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Emerson traveled broadly in England and Scotland in 1833 and again on lecture tour fifteen years later. Drawing on his experiences there as well as his wide reading in British history, he set forth in English Traits his view of the English as a nation. English Traits is a searching and distinctive portrayal of English culture that today offers a revealing perspective on American viewpoints and preoccupations in the mid-nineteenth century. It is notable, too, for revealing an interesting side of Emerson's complex character; here we find Emerson the practical Yankee, analyzing English power, resourcefulness, determination, and materialism.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674139923
ISBN-10: 0674139925
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 155mm x 34mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 5-Apr-1995
Country of Publication: United States

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Portable Emerson by Ralph Waldo Emerson Portable Emerson, Paperback (December 2014)

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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays: First and Second Series by Ralph Waldo Emerson Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays: First and Second Series, Paperback / softback (October 2014)

This major new volume offers a wide selection of works from Emerson's lectures and essays, including some that have seldom been reprinted such as "Quotation and Originality." In addition, leading Emerson critic Richard Poirier provides helpful annotations to a generous selection of poems.

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Author Biography - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Douglas Emory Wilson, the former General Editor, was Textual Editor of the Collected Works at the time of his death in 2005.

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