Ralph Waldo Emerson: A Collection of Critical Essays
Prentice Hall, 1993 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 218 pages
A generation ago Prentice Hall's Twentieth Century Views series set the standard for truly useful collections of literary criticism on widely studied authors. These collections of essays, selected and introduced by distinguished scholars, made the most informative and provocative critical work on each writer easily available to students, scholars, and the general public. Now the New Century Views series, co-edited offers volumes of the same excellence for the contemporary moment.
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From Franklin to Emerson
Emerson in His Cultural Context
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