COLLECTED WORKS OF RALPH WALDO EMERSON
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Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume I: Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

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$139.50 • £111.95 • €125.50

ISBN 9780674139701

Publication Date: 01/01/1971

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382 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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Belknap Press

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In 1849 Ralph Waldo Emerson collected in one volume all of his published work he thought worthy of preservation that had not been contained in the two series of Essays (1841, 1844) and the Poems (1847). Included were the essay Nature (1836); four orations, “The American Scholar,” “The Divinity School Address,” and two others; and five lectures which had appeared in The Dial.

As the first volume of a projected new Collected Works, this edition of Nature, Addresses, and Lectures now provides for the first time a definitive text based on collation of all editions in which Emerson might have had a hand, together with a wholly new introduction and extensive notes. The recently published Journals and Lectures from this period help bring to this volume a fresh perspective on the first and formative stage of Emerson’s career as a public figure and man of letters.

Introduction and Notes by Robert E. Spiller; Text Established by Alfred R. Ferguson

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