This slim and inexpensive volume contains seven of Emerson's most famous essays: "History," "Self-Reliance," "Friendship," "The Over-Soul," "The Poet," "Experience," and "The Divinity School Address."Dover Publications, Inc., 1993. 117 pp. Paperback.
This handy booklet traces the lives of four of Concord's nineteenth century writers: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry David Thoreau and Louisa May Alcott. The timeline format clarifies the interconnectedness of these authors and their families.
This book is highly recommended for students and reading groups interested in American history, American literature, and women's studies. It is a wonderful look into 19th-century life.