An introduction to the work of Ralph Waldo Emerson, the American writer and philosopher, containing a selection of his lectures and essays, including some that have been seldom reprinted. The author previously wrote "The Renewal of Literature".
THIS APPROVED COPY MUST BE USED IN ALL ADS AND CATS This is the most fully and usefully annotated of any selection of Emerson's poetry and prose by the leading interpreter of Emerson and of American pragmatism as they resonate in English and American literature. It includes essays seldom reprinted, like `Quotation and Originality', and the best and fullest selection of poems found in any available anthology of Emerson's writings. This book is intended for students and teachers of American literature and philosophy.