This volume presents the essential works by Emerson, including History, Self-Reliance, The Over-Soul, Circles, The Poet; Emerson's first book in entirety; twenty-two poems; complete English Traits; and biographical essays on Plato, Napoleon, Henry David Thoreau, Thomas Carlyle, and others.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 670 Vendor: Penguin Putnam Inc. Publication Date: 1987 Dimensions: 7 3/4 X 5 X 1 1/4 (inches)
ISBN: 0140150943 ISBN-13: 9780140150940 UPC: 051488018001 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
This volume, edited by Carl Bode in collaboration with Malcolm Cowley, presents the essential Emerson, selected from works that eloquently express the philosophy of a worldly idealist. The Portable Emerson comprises essays, including "History," "Self-Reliance," "The Over-Soul," "Circles," and "The Poet"; Emersons first book, Nature, in its entirety; twenty-two poems, including "Uriel," "The Humble-Bee," and "Give All to Love"; orations, including "The American Scholar," "The Fugitive Slave Law," and "John Brown"; English Traits, complete; and biographical essays on Plato, Napoleon, Henry David Thoreau, Thomas Carlyle, and others.