The Cambridge Companion To Ralph Waldo Emerson by Joel PorteThe Cambridge Companion To Ralph Waldo Emerson by Joel Porte

The Cambridge Companion To Ralph Waldo Emerson

EditorJoel Porte, Saundra Morris

Paperback | April 28, 1999

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The Cambridge Companion to Ralph Waldo Emerson is intended to provide a critical introduction to Emerson's work. The tradition of American literature and philosophy as we know it at the end of the twentieth century was largely shaped by Emerson's example and practice. This volume offers students, scholars, and the general reader a collection of fresh interpretations of Emerson's writing, milieu, influence, and cultural significance. All essays are newly commissioned for this volume, written at an accessible yet challenging level, and augmented by a comprehensive chronology and bibliography.
Title:The Cambridge Companion To Ralph Waldo EmersonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:300 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.67 inPublished:April 28, 1999Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521499461

ISBN - 13:9780521499460

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Table of Contents

Introduction: representing America - the Emerson legacy Joel Porte; 1. Transcendentalism and its times David Robinson; 2. Ralph Waldo Emerson in his family Phyllis Cole; 3. The Radical Emerson? Robert Milder; 4. Emerson as lecturer: man thinking, man saying R. Jackson Wilson; 5. Emerson and nature Robert D. Richardson Jr; 6. Essays: first series (1841) Albert J. von Frank; 7. Transcendental friendship Jeffrey Steele; 8. Terms for Emerson: essays, Second Series Julie Ellison; 9. 'The Remembering Wine': Emerson's influence on Whitman and Dickinson Catherine Tufariello; 10. Post-colonial Emerson and the erasure of Europe Robert Weisbuch; 11. Metre-making arguments: Emerson's poems Saundra Morris; 12. The conduct of life: Emerson's anatomy of power Michael Lopez.

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Look no further for the definitive guide to Ralph Waldo Emerson and his very important body of work. The Cambridge Companion To Ralph Waldo Emerson provides an interesting, alternative view of his life, from his writing and milieu to his influence and cultural significance. Readers will also enjoy reading about this famous character’s life and how his literary example has inspired many authors since.