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  • A Historical Guide to Ralph Waldo Emersonby Joel Myerson

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 34.99

    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) was the acknowledged leader of the Transcendentalist movement. His poetic legacy, education ideals, and religious concepts are integral to the formation of American intellectual life. This work discusses biographical details of Emerson's life as well as women's rights, slavery, transcendentalism, and religion. more...

  • Ralph Waldo Emersonby Josephine Miles

    University of Minnesota Press 1965; US$ 36.00

    Ralph Waldo Emerson - American Writers 41 was first published in 1964. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. more...

  • Hamlin Garlandby Keith Newlin

    University of Nebraska Press 2008; US$ 40.00

    The first and only other biography of Hamlin Garland was published more than forty years ago; since then, letters, manuscripts, and family memoirs have surfaced to provide, along with changing literary scholarship, a more evaluative and critical interpretation of Garland’s life and times. Hamlin Garland: A Life is an exploration of Garland’s... more...

  • Emerson's Essays: Ralph Waldo Emersonby Ralph Waldo Emerson; Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 54.00

    Oliver Wendell Holmes claimed Ralph Waldo Emerson?s lecture ?The American Scholar? was an intellectual Declaration of Independence. Indeed, Emerson was at the center of the American Renaissance and Transcendentalist philosophy. Collectively, his essays and lectures gave shape to nearly all that followed in American literature. Emerson?s Essays presents... more...

  • Revolutionary Womenby Queen of the Neighbourhood

    PM Press 2010; US$ 11.00

    Both a radical feminist history and a street art resource, this handbook combines short biographies with striking and usable stencil images of 30 female activists, anarchists, feminists, freedom fighters, and visionaries. From Harriet Tubman, Emma Goldman, and Angela Davis to Vandana Shiva, Sylvia Rivera, and Lucy Parsons, this collection offers a... more...

  • Emerson and the Conduct of Lifeby David M. Robinson

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 30.00

    Robinson discusses each of Emerson's major later works noting their increasing orientation to a philosophy of the 'conduct of life'. more...

  • The American Epicby John P. Jr McWilliams

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 34.00

    McWilliams shows how and why the epic had to be transformed from imitative narrative poetry into new, open genres. more...

  • The Limits of American Literary Ideology in Pound and Emersonby Cary Wolfe

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 38.00

    Cary Wolfe analyses the dynamics and consequences of radical individualism and the sort of cultural critique it generates in Ralph Waldo Emerson and Ezra Pound. more...

  • Rhetoric and Evidenceby Peter Schneck

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 140.00

    The book follows the changing relationship and intense debates between law and literature in U.S. American culture, by discussing exemplary novels by Charles B. Brown, J. Fenimore Cooper, Harper Lee, and William Gaddis. Since the early American republic, the critical representation of legal matters in literary fictions and cultural narratives about... more...

  • The Meaning of Riversby T. S. McMillin

    University of Iowa Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    In the continental United States, rivers serve to connect state to state, interior with exterior, the past to the present, but they also divide places and peoples from one another. These connections and divisions have given rise to a diverse body of literature that explores American nature, ranging from travel accounts of seventeenth-century Puritan... more...