Barbara Packer's historical introduction traces the book's development and its relation to Emerson's own personal growth and political awareness. Joseph Slater's explanatory notes help the modern reader to understand many of Emerson's references and allusions that may not be readily apparent.
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Author Biography - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Barbara Packer is Professor of English, UCLA. The late professor Joseph Slater was general editor of The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson until 1996. Douglas Emory Wilson, the former General Editor, was Textual Editor of the Collected Works at the time of his death in 2005.