Carte-de-visite of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Boldly signed by Ralph Waldo Emerson below the photograph. In near fine condition. Matted and framed. Rare.
, published in 1875, contains essays originally published early in the 1840s as well as those that were the product of a collaborative effort among Ralph Waldo Emerson, his daughter Ellen Tucker Emerson, his son Edward Waldo Emerson, and his literary executor James Eliot Cabot.
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First edition. Octavo, original publishers cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Miss E.P. Peabody from R.W.E.” The recipient Elizabeth Palmer Peabody was a close friend of Emerson’s, who tutored Peabody in Greek and were both integral contributors to the Transcendental Movement. She was an American educator who opened the first English-language kindergarten in the United States. She also served as the translator for the first English version of a Buddhist scripture which was published in 1844. In near fine condition.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Essays - Transcendentalists
Ralph Waldo Emerson was known first as an orator. Emerson converted many of his orations in to essays. A student of Emerson's essays will also want to study Emerson's since he often worked out in his journal entries ideas that later appear in his orations and essays.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Biography and Works. Search …
, published in 1870, was the first collection of essays Emerson had put into press since ten years earlier. This edition is based on Ralph Waldo Emerson’s holograph manuscripts and published sources. The text incorporates corrections and revisions he recorded in both sources, and thus restores for the reader the text he actually wrote. Although he is still visibly the insistent optimist of his early and middle career, here Emerson assumes a more pragmatic attitude than formerly toward the life of the mind and the imagination.
Essays: Second Series Emerson, Ralph Waldo
At the time of his death in 1882, Ralph Waldo Emerson was counted among the greatest poets in nineteenth-century America. This variorum edition of all the poems published during his lifetime offers the reader the opportunity to situate Emerson’s poetic achievement alongside his celebrated essays and to consider their interrelationship.
First Edition of Ralph Waldo Emerson…
With this tenth volume, a project fifty years in the making reaches completion: publication of critically edited texts of all of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s works published in his lifetime and under his supervision. is the definitive gathering of previously published prose writings that Emerson left uncollected at the time of his death.
Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson
~Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Quotation and Originality," , 1876
For I often please myself with the fancy, now that I may have saved from oblivion the only striking passage in a whole volume, and now that I may have attracted notice to a writer undeservedly forgotten.