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Ralph Waldo Emerson Sel'd Poem - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson Sel'd Poem

Paperback Published: 1st February 1996
ISBN: 9780553213881
Number Of Pages: 392

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A new, wide-ranging selection of Ralph Waldo Emerson's most influential writings, this edition captures the essence of American Transcendentalism and illustrates the breadth of one of America's greatest philosophers and poets.
The writings featured here show Emerson as a protester against social conformity, a lover of nature, an activist for the rights of women and slaves, and a poet of great sensitivity. As explored in this volume, Emersonian thought is a unique blend of belief in individual freedom and in humility before the power of nature. "I become a transparent eyeball," Emerson wrote in Nature, "I am nothing; I see all; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or particle of God." Written over a century ago, this passage is a striking example of the passion and originality of Emerson's ideas, which continue to serve as a spiritual center and an ideological base for modern thought.

Foreword
Introduction I.----p. II
Commodityp. III
Beautyp. IV
Languagep. V
Disciplinep. VI
Idealismp. VII
Spiritp. VIII
Prospects Early Essays and Lectures Pray Without Ceasing (1826)
Ethics (1837)
The American Scholar (1837)
Cherokee Letter (1838)
The Divinity School Address (1838)
From ESSAYS, FIRST SERIES (1841)
History Self-Reliance The Over-Soul Circles From Essays, Second Series (1844)
The Poet Experience Politics From Representative Men (1850)
Uses of Great Men Montaigne; or, the Skeptic Later Essays and Lectures Emancipationin the British West Indies (1844)
Woman (1855)
Thoreau (1862)
POEMS Concord Hymn The Rhodora Each and All Brahma Hamatreya The Snow-storm The Sphinx Ode: Inscribed to W.H. Channing Uriel Threnody Blight Terminus Poet Additional Reading
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ISBN: 9780553213881
ISBN-10: 0553213881
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 392
Published: 1st February 1996
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.1 x 10.8  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Number: 1

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