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Self-Reliance
Self-Reliance and Other Essays - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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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.

Quotations of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Camile Arbogast
Quotations of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Camile Arbogast
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A nifty little book containing a sampler of more than 110 quotes from Ralph Waldo Emerson. Includes full attribution of sources. Compiled by Camille Arbogast.
Applewood Books, 2018. Hardcover, 32 pp.
Nature/Walking
Nature / Walking - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry D. Thoreau
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Two key essays paired together in one book: Emersonís "Nature" and Thoreauís "Walking" -- writing that helps define our distinctly American relationship to nature. With an introduction by John Elder.
Beacon Press, 1991. 122 pp. Paperback.
Meditations of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Into the Green Future
Meditations of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Into the Green Future - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Chris Highland
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This portable sample of 60 selections from 30 years of Emerson's writings reveal the essence of this great author, poet and philosopher/ Complementing each passage is an inspirational quote from historical and contemporary thinkers as diverse as Margaret Fuller, the Dalai Lama, and Jack Kerouac. See why his writings remain relevant and inspiring to us today.
Wilderness Press, 2004, 2008. Paperback. 5 x 7 inch format, 145 pp.
The Heart of Emerson's Journals - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Bliss Perry
The Heart of Emerson's Journals - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Bliss Perry
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Bliss Perry selected the best of Ralph Waldo Emerson's journals, offering not only a revealing record of the man's personal beliefs, but also a social and historical record of his time. Provides an opportunity to discover a fascinating, lesser-known dimension of the man known to the public as the Sage of Concord. First published by Houghton Mifflin in 1926.
Dover Publications, 1995. Paperback, 357 pp.
Dream Too Wild: Emerson Meditations for Every Day of the Year - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Barry M. Andrews
A Dream Too Wild: Emerson Meditations for Every Day of the Year - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Barry M. Andrews
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Rather than brief quotes, this collection features thoughtfully selected passages from Ralph Waldo Emerson that convey the texture and nuance of his exceptional mind. Drawn from all of his writings -- his sermons and lectures, his journals, his many book and essays and his poetry -- this collection demonstrates the breadth and depth of the man. Edited by Barry M. Andrews.
Skinner House Books, 2003. Paperback. 365 pp.
Emerson as Spiritual Guide: A Companion to Emerson's Essays for Personal Reflection and Group Discussion - Barry M. Andrews
Emerson as Spiritual Guide: A Companion to Emerson's Essays for Personal Reflection and Group Discussion - Barry M. Andrews
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Provides a compelling picture of Ralph Waldo Emerson as a man engaged in a life-long struggle for spiritual understanding and relates Emerson's inner struggles to the published work that has had such a wide influence. Begins with three thematic essays from Andrews, then analyzes 12 essays: "The Divinity School Address," "Self-Reliance," "Compensation," "Spiritual Laws," "The Over-Soul," "Circles," "The Transcendentalist," "Experience," "Fate," "Worship," "Illusions," and "Works and Days." Includes chronology and bibliography.
Skinner House Books, 2003. Paperback, 128 pp.
The Political Emerson: Essential Writings on Politics and Social Reform - Ralph Waldo Emerson, David M. Robinson
The Political Emerson: Essential Writings on Politics and Social Reform - Ralph Waldo Emerson, David M. Robinson
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11 selections of political and social reform writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Contains: To Martin Van Buren, President of the United States; Man the Reformer; The Times: Introductory Lecture; New England Reformers; Emancipation in the British West Indies; American Slavery; Address at the Women's Rights Convention; John Brown; American Civilization; The President's Proclamation; and Fortune of the Republic. David M. Robinson supplies an introduction and list of suggested readings.
Beacon Press, 2004. Paperback, 212 pp.
Portable Emerson
The Portable Emerson - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Carl Bode. Malcom Cowley
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This impressive collection includes Emerson's most famous essays, his first book (Nature) in its entirety, 22 of his poems and several orations and biographical essays. Edited by Carl Bode and Malcolm Cowley.
Viking Penguin, Inc., 1981. 668 pp. Paperback.

Emerson - Lawrence Buell
Emerson - Lawrence Buell
Our Price: $21.50

The leading scholar of New England literary culture look at the long shadow Emerson cast, and at his role and significance as a truly American institution. At a time when Americans and non-Americans alike are struggling to understand what this country is, and what it is about, this book gives us an answer in the figure of this representative American, an American for all, and for all times.
The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2003. Paperback, 397 pp.