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Nature and Selected Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - Author

Larzer Ziff - Editor/introduction

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ISBN 9780142437629 | 416 pages | 27 May 2003 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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Essays that brilliantly capture an America discovering her intellectual identity

Edited with an Introduction by Larzer Ziff.



Introduction   7
Suggestions for Further Reading   29
A Note on the Text   31

Essays

  1. Nature 1836   35
  2. The American Scholar 1837   83
  3. An Address Delivered Before the Senior Class in Divinity College, Cambridge 1838   107
  4. Man the Reformer 1841   129
  5. History (Essays, First Series) 1841   149
  6. Self-Reliance (Essays, First Series) 1841   175
  7. The Over-Soul (Essays, First Series) 1841   205
  8. Circles (Essays, First Series) 1841   225
  9. The Transcendentalist 1842   239
  10. The Poet (Essays, Second Series) 1844   259
  11. Experience (Essays, Second Series) 1844   285
  12. Montaigne; Or, the Skeptic (Representative Men) 1850   313
  13. Napoleon; Or, the Man of the World (Representative Men) 1850   337
  14. Fate (The Conduct of Life) 1860   361
  15. Thoreau 1862   393