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Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume IV: Representative Men

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$139.50 • £111.95 • €125.50

ISBN 9780674139916

Publication Date: 09/11/1987


501 pages

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

4 halftones, 1 line illustration, 3 tables

Belknap Press

Ralph Waldo Emerson > Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson


  • Historical Introduction
  • Statement of Editorial Principles
  • Textual Introduction
  • Representative Men: Seven Lectures
    • 1. Uses of Great Men
    • 2. Plato, or the Philosopher, Plato: New Readings
    • 3. Swedenborg, or the Mystic
    • 4. Montaigne, or the Skeptic
    • 5. Shakespeare, or the Poet
    • 6. Napoleon, or the Man of the World
    • 7. Goethe, or the Writer
  • Notes
  • Textual Apparatus
  • Annex A: The Manuscript
  • Appendix 1: The 1850 Compositors
  • Appendix 2: Revisions in the Manuscript
  • Annex B: Parallel Passages
  • Index

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