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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.

Concord Authors
Concord Authors, Alex Moore
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Moore, Alex W., Jr. Concord Authors: Biographical Notes. Concord: Anaxagoras Publications, 1996. Booklet. 26 pp.

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.

The Blithdale Romance - Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Blithdale Romance - Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Nathaniel Hawthorne's third book. Narrator Miles Coverdale flees the city for Blithedale Farm, where he and a group of like-minded companions intend to begin reforming a dissipated America. But the group are a powerful mix of competing desires and drives, and the idealism which inspires them finds little satisfaction in hard farm labor. Instead of dropping bad old habits and changing the world, the members of the community individually pursue egotistical paths which must lead ultimately to tragedy. With an introduction by Tony Tanner and explanatory notes by John Dugdale.
Oxford World's Classics, 2009. Paperback, 5 x 8 inch format, 256 pp.
The House of the Seven Gables - Nathaniel Hawthorne
The House of the Seven Gables - Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Hawthorne's famous novel. In the final years of the seventeenth century in a small New England town, the venerable Colonel Pyncheon decides to erect a ponderously oak-framed and spacious family mansion. It occupies the spot where Matthew Maule, "an obscure man," had lived in a log hut until his execution for witchcraft. From the scafford, Maule points his finger at the Colonel and cries, "God will give him blood to drink!" The Colonel's fate exerts a heavy influence on his descendants in the crumbling mansion for the next century and a half.
Oxford World's Classics, 2009. Paperback, 319 pp.
Quotations of Nathaniel Hawthorne - Nathaniel Hawthorne, Camille Arborgast
Quotations of Nathaniel Hawthorne - Nathaniel Hawthorne, Camille Arborgast
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A nice, succinct collection of Hawthorne quotes, complete with attributions. Includes a brief bio.
Applewood Books, 2017. 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.
Stirring the Nation's Heart: Eighteen Stories of Prophetic Unitarians and Universalists of the Nineteenth Century - Polly Peterson
Stirring the Nation's Heart: Eighteen Stories of Prophetic Unitarians and Universalists of the Nineteenth Century - Polly Peterson
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Explores the nineteenth-century roots of this liberal faith through the stories of some of the people who led the church in new directions at a pivotal time in American history. Featured are: Julia Ward Howe, William Ellery Channing, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Judith Sargent Murray, Bronson Alcott, Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, Margaret Fuller, Brook Farm, Lydia Maria Child, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Theodore Parker, Robert Gould Shaw, Lucy Stone and Henry Blackwell, Susan B. Anthony, Olympia Brown, Joseph Tuckerman, Samuel Gridley Howe, and Dorothea Dix.
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations, 2010. Paperback, 6 x 9 inch format, 195 pp.
People of Concord
The People of Concord: American Intellectuals and Their Timeless Ideas - Paul Brooks
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A 2006 reprint of Paul Brooks' 1990 work examining life in Concord, MA in 1845, during a cultural revolution that changed forever the hearts and minds of countless Americans. This small New England town nourished some of the most progressive and influential thinkers of its time: Emerson, Hawthorne, Thoreau, A. Bronson Alcott and his then 13 year old daughter, Louisa and many others. This book will transport you to the time of these extraordinary citizens and offers a fascinating look at the "Athens of America"
Fulcrum Publishing, 2006. 239 pp. Paperback.
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.