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Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume X: Uncollected Prose Writings

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Publication Date: 01/08/2013


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  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • Historical Introduction
  • Statement of Editorial Principles
  • Textual Introduction
  • Uncollected Prose Writings
    • Thoughts on the Religion of the Middle Ages (Christian Disciple and Theological Review, November–December 1822)
    • An Extract from Unpublished Travels in the East (The Offering for 1829)
    • [Review of A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship] (Christian Examiner, March 1831)
    • A Historical Discourse, Delivered before the Citizens of Concord, 12th September, 1835. On the Second Centennial Anniversary of the Incorporation of the Town (1835)
    • [Review of Lemuel Shattuck, History of the Town of Concord] (Yeoman’s Gazette, 3 October 1835)
    • Preface of the American Editors (Thomas Carlyle, Sartor Resartus, 1836)
    • Michael Angelo (North American Review, January 1837)
    • Advertisement (Thomas Carlyle, Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, 1838)
    • Milton (North American Review, July 1838)
    • The Editors to the Reader (Dial, July 1840)
    • Thoughts on Modern Literature (Dial, October 1840)
    • New Poetry (Dial, October 1840)
    • [Review of Richard Henry Dana, Jr., Two Years before the Mast] (Dial, October 1840)
    • [Review of Jones Very, Essays and Poems] (Dial, July 1841)
    • Walter Savage Landor (Dial, October 1841)
    • Ezra Ripley, D.D. (Concord Republican, 1 October 1841)
    • The Senses and the Soul (Dial, January 1842)
    • Transcendentalism (Dial, January 1842)
    • Obituary [of Hannah Joy] (Christian Register, 2 April 1842)
    • Preliminary Note [Henry David Thoreau, “Natural History of Massachusetts”] (Dial, July 1842)
    • Prayers (Dial, July 1842)
    • Fourierism and the Socialists (Dial, July 1842)
    • Chardon Street and Bible Conventions (Dial, July 1842)
    • Agriculture of Massachusetts (Dial, July 1842)
    • Record of the Months (Dial, July 1842)
      • [Review of George Borrow, The Zincali]
      • [Review of James Lockhart, Ancient Spanish Ballads]
      • [Review of George H. Colton, Tecumseh: A Poem]
      • [Review of The Cambridge Miscellany of Mathematics, Physics, and Astronomy]
      • [Notice of Orestes A. Brownson, A Letter to Rev. W.E. Channing]
      • [Notice of Novalis, Henry of Ofterdingen]
      • [Notice of Caroline Southey, Chapters on Churchyards]
      • [Notice of the London Phalanx]
    • Intelligence (Dial, July 1842)
      • Exploring Expedition
      • Association of State Geologists
      • Harvard University
      • [Wordsworth’s new poems and other news]
      • [Tennyson]
      • [Henry Taylor, John Sterling, Thomas Carlyle]
      • Berlin
      • New Jerusalem Church
    • English Reformers (Dial, October 1842)
    • [Introductory note to Charles Lane, “James Pierrepont Greaves”] (Dial, October 1842)
    • [Introductory note to Samuel Gray Ward, “The Gallery”] (Dial, October 1842)
    • Editor’s Table (Dial, October 1842)
      • [Papers from England]
      • [John A. Heraud’s lectures]
      • [Charles Lane and Henry G. Wright]
      • [French journals]
      • Berlin
    • American Editor’s Notice (Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present, 1843)
    • Literary Intelligence (Dial, January 1843)
    • Record of the Months (Dial, January 1843)
      • [Review of Confessions of St. Augustine]
      • [English books]
      • Goethe and Swedenborg
    • Europe and European Books (Dial, April 1843)
    • [Review of George Borrow, The Bible in Spain] (Dial, April 1843)
    • Ethnical Scriptures. Extracts from the Desatir (Dial, July 1843)
    • Past and Present (Dial, July 1843)
    • [Introductory note to Samuel Gray Ward, “Notes on Art and Architecture”] (Dial, July 1843)
    • [Notice to Correspondents] (Dial, July 1843)
    • Record of the Months (Dial, July 1843)
      • [Review of John Pierpont, Anti-Slavery Poems]
      • [Review of William Lloyd Garrison, Sonnets and Other Poems]
      • [Review of Nathaniel W. Coffin, America—an Ode: and Other Poems]
      • [Review of William Ellery Channing, Poems]
      • [Review of Fredrika Bremer, The H——Family and The President’s Daughters]
    • To Correspondents (Dial, July 1843)
    • Mr. Channing’s Poems (United States Magazine, and Democratic Review, September 1843)
    • A Letter (Dial, October 1843)
    • [Notices of books] (Dial, October 1843)
    • An Address Delivered in the Court-House in Concord, Massachusetts, on 1st August, 1844, on the Anniversary of the Emancipation of the Negroes in the British West Indies (1844)
    • The Garden of Plants. A Leaf from a Journal (The Gift, 1844)
    • [Introductory note to Henry David Thoreau, “Pindar”] (Dial, January 1844)
    • Deutsche Schnellpost (Dial, January 1844)
    • The Tragic (Dial, April 1844)
    • To the Public (Massachusetts Quarterly Review, December 1847)
    • [Review of John Sterling, Essays and Tales] (Massachusetts Quarterly Review, September 1848)
    • New Translation of Dante (Massachusetts Quarterly Review, September 1848)
    • War (Æsthetic Papers, 1849)
    • [Review of Arthur Hugh Clough, The Bothie of Toper-na-Fuosich] (Massachusetts Quarterly Review, March 1849)
    • Mr. R. W. Emerson’s Remarks at the Kansas Relief Meeting in Cambridge, Wednesday Evening, Sept. 10 (1856)
    • Samuel Hoar (Putnam’s Monthly Magazine, December 1856)
    • Character of Samuel Hoar (Monthly Religious Magazine, January 1857)
    • Amos Bronson Alcott (The New American Cyclopædia, 1858)
    • [Address at the John Brown Relief Meeting] (18 November 1859)
    • Speech at the John Brown Relief Meeting at Salem (6 January 1860)
    • American Civilization (Atlantic Monthly, April 1862)
    • Henry D. Thoreau (Boston Daily Advertiser, 8 May 1862)
    • Thoreau (Atlantic Monthly, August 1862)
    • The President’s Proclamation (Atlantic Monthly, November 1862)
    • Saadi (Atlantic Monthly, July 1864)
    • Editor’s Notice (Henry David Thoreau, Letters to Various Persons, 1865)
    • Character (North American Review, April 1866)
    • [Remarks on the Character of George L. Stearns] (14 April 1867)
    • Address [at the Dedication of the Soldiers’ Monument, Concord, 19 April 1867]
    • Mrs. Sarah A. Ripley (Boston Daily Advertiser, 31 July 1867)
    • [Speech at the Reception of the Chinese Embassy] (21 August 1868)
    • Introduction (Plutarch’s Morals, 1870)
    • Preface (William Ellery Channing, The Wanderer, 1871)
    • Address [at the Dedication of the New Building for the Concord Free Public Library, 1 October 1873]
    • Preface (Parnassus, 1875)
    • Address [at the Unveiling of the Minute-Man Statue, Concord, 19 April 1875]
  • Miscellaneous Items
    • [Prospectus for Thomas Carlyle, The History of the French Revolution] (1837)
    • [Advertisement for “Human Culture” lecture series] (Boston Daily Advertiser, 8 November 1837)
    • Prospectus [Thomas Carlyle, Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, 1838]
    • Carlyle’s Miscellanies (Christian Register and Boston Observer, 7 July 1838)
    • Carlyle’s Letters and Speeches of Cromwell (Boston Daily Advertiser, 31 January 1846)
    • [Advertising blurb for Jean Ingelow, The High Tide] (1864)
    • [Advertising blurb for William Rounseville Alger, The Poetry of the Orient] (1864)
    • [Advertising blurb for The Complete Works of Charles Sumner] (1874)
  • Notes
  • Appendix: List of line-end hyphenation
  • Index

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