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The Portable Emerson: New Edition

Authors: Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC019000, LCO002000
ISBN: 9781101174005, Related ISBNs: 0140150943, 0670292745, 1101174005, 9780140150940, 9780670292745
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 720,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: This volume, edited by Carl Bode in collaboration with Malcolm Cowley, presents the essential Emerson, selected from works that eloquently express the philosophy of a worldly idealist. The Portable Emerson comprises essays, including “History,” “Self-Reliance,” “The Over-Soul,” “Circles,” and “The Poet”; Emerson’s first book, Nature, in its entirety; twenty-two poems, including “Uriel,” “The Humble-Bee,” and “Give All to Love”; orations, including “The American Scholar,” “The Fugitive Slave Law,” and “John Brown”; English Traits, complete; and biographical essays on Plato, Napoleon, Henry David Thoreau, Thomas Carlyle, and others.
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