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Title Estimating Emerson : an anthology of criticism from Carlyle to Cavell / edited by David LaRocca.
Published New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.
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 Floor4  PS1638 .E88 2013    IN LIBRARY
  
Description x, 720 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1834-1860. Preface by the editor to Essays, first series ; Letters to Emerson / Thomas Carlyle -- Letter to Emerson / Henry David Thoreau -- Letter to Emerson / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- R.W. Emerson / Edgar Allan Poe -- Boston / Charles Dickens -- Nature, a prose poem / Elizabeth Palmer Peabody -- Nature ; Mr. Emerson's Address ; Emerson's Essays / Orestes Augustus Brownson -- On the Divinity School address / Andrews Norton -- Emerson's Phi Beta Kappa oration / William Henry Channing -- Essays, second series / Margaret Fuller -- Essay / Amos Bronson Alcott -- Letters to Evert Duyckinck and Lemuel Shaw / Herman Melville -- The writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson / Theodore Parker -- Landor's letter to Emerson / Walter Savage Landor -- Letters to Emerson / Arthur Hugh Clough -- Letters to Emerson / Herman Grimm.
1861-1880. from The painter of modern life ; from My heart laid bare / Charles Baudelaire -- Emerson's birthday / John Greenleaf Whittier -- from A fable for critics ; The conduct of life ; Mr. Emerson's new course of lectures / James Russell Lowell -- Letters to Thoreau / Horace Greeley -- from Plagiarism in Modern painters III ; from Dictatorship in Time and tide ; from Fors Clavigera / John Ruskin -- Self-made men / Frederick Douglass -- The superiority of Emerson's writing ; Emerson's books, (the shadows of them) ; How I still get around and take notes (No. 5) ; By Emerson's grave / Walt Whitman.
1881-1900. A tribute on the occasion of Emerson's death / Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. -- Emerson ; Written in Emerson's essays / Matthew Arnold -- Emerson / Augustine Birrell -- Mr. Emerson / Henry James, Sr. -- The Emersonian philosophy ; Carlyle and Emerson ; Cabot's Emerson / Henry James, Jr. -- Emerson / John Jay Chapman -- from The law of mind / Charles Sanders Peirce -- Letter to George Buchanan Coale ; The decay of earnestness ; Edwards and Emerson / Josiah Royce -- from Schopenhauer as educator in Untimely meditations ; from The gay science ; from Raids of an untimely man in Twilight of the idols / Friedrich Nietzsche.
1901-1920. Address at the Emerson centenary in Concord / William James -- Emerson, the philosopher of democracy / John Dewey -- Emerson ; The gentell tradition in American philosophy / George Santayana -- Emerson / Charles William Eliot -- Emerson as philosopher ; Address to the Social Circle in Concord / Hugo M√ľnsterberg -- selections from Diaries / Robert Musil -- from the Preface to The Bible of Amiens / Marcel Proust -- Emerson's journals / Virginia Woolf -- Emerson / Maurice Maeterlinck -- Cousin Nancy ; Sweeney erect ; selections from Letters / T.S. Eliot -- An unheeded law-giver / H.L. Mencken -- Essays before a sonata (Emerson) / Charles Ives.
1921-1940. Americans / D.H. Lawrence -- The morning star / Lewis Mumford -- Emerson re-read / James Truslow Adams -- Melville as a critic of Emerson / William Braswell.
1941-1960. In the optative mood / F.O. Matthiessen -- Emersonian genius and the American democracy / Perry Miller -- On Emerson / Robert Frost -- Society and authenticity / Lionel Trilling.
1961-1980. Homage to Emerson, on a night flight to New York / Robert Penn Warren -- Emerson ; selections from Conversations / Jorge Luis Borges -- Emerson's Trancendentalist individualism as a social philosophy / Joseph Blau.
1981-2008. Mr. America ; Emerson and influence / Harold Bloom -- Professionalized philosophy and Trancendentalist culture / Richard Rorty -- Emersonianism ; Big dead white male / John Updike -- Emerson and the essay / William H. Gass -- Spires of influence : the importance of Emerson for classical American philosophy / John J. McDermott -- The question of genius / Richard Poirier -- Where would Emerson find his scholar now? ; selections from Journals / Alfred Kazin -- The Emersonian prehistory of American pragmatism / Cornel West -- Optimism and critical excess (process) / Charles Bernstein -- Preface to Hitch your wagon to a star / Leslie Fiedler -- Emersonian poetics / P. Adams Sitney -- Thinking of Emerson ; What's the use of calling Emerson a pragmatist? ; from Cities of words : pedagogical letters on a register of the moral life / Stanley Cavell.
Subject Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Related Names LaRocca, David, 1975-
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