Delphi Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Illustrated)

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Delphi Classics, Nov 17, 2013 - Fiction - 3491 pages
Disseminating his genius through celebrated essays and the hundreds of public lectures he gave across the United States, Ralph Waldo Emerson led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century and was lionised as a champion of individualism and a staunch critic of the countervailing pressures of society. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature’s finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents the complete works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Emerson’s life and works
* Detailed introduction to the life of Emerson
* Excellent formatting of the poems
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry
* Hundreds of rare poems appearing here for the first time in digital publishing
* Easily locate the poems you want to read
* Includes Emerson’s letters – spend hours exploring the poet’s personal correspondence
* The complete prose works, with all the essays
* A generous selection of early, middle and late journals – appearing here for the first time in digital publishing
* Features two biographies – discover Emerson’s literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Poetry of Ralph Waldo Emerson
BRIEF INTRODUCTION: RALPH WALDO EMERSON
THE COMPLETE POEMS

The Poems
LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Books
NATURE: ADDRESSES AND LECTURES
ESSAYS. FIRST SERIES
ESSAYS, SECOND SERIES
REPRESENTATIVE MEN
MEMOIRS OF MARGARET FULLER OSSOLI by R. F. Fuller
ENGLISH TRAITS
THE CONDUCT OF LIFE
SOCIETY AND SOLITUDE
LETTERS AND SOCIAL AIMS
LECTURES AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES
MISCELLANIES
NATURAL HISTORY OF INTELLECT AND OTHER PAPERS

The Essays
LIST OF ESSAYS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF ESSAYS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Letters
THE CORRESPONDENCE OF THOMAS CARLYLE AND RALPH WALDO EMERSON

The Journals
SELECTED JOURNALS

The Biographies
RALPH WALDO EMERSON by Oliver Wendell Holmes
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH by Edward W. Emerson

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Chronological List of Poems
supreme elevation of this man in the intellectual history of
value in humanity? Where obtain those golden keys to the secret
ineffectual when it comes to casting my thought into a form
and Darwin in zoölogy and botany are the fruits a hint whose
dryest fact is forced to keep the poetic curve of nature and
laws of light and of heat translate each other so do the laws
spontaneous is irresistible and forever it is individual force that
remembered what you had once and again said of her
die He is clearly a sufficient ruler and perhaps civilizer of
Lacy Garbett the Architect whom I do not know but one
Fare well dear friend
Doctor Parsons of Boston a practising dentist and the son of
might expect from your truth and charity combined with
part and particle is equally related the eternal ONE And this deep

Cheyne Row Chelsea London 13 May 1835
you could send us It is in no wise meet for man to be alone
religious heart and no lawyer need be called in to write
1840 Emerson had published under the title of New Poetry

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