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The Essential Writings of James Weldon Johnson

James Weldon Johnson - Literary Collections - 2011 - 352 pages
James Weldon Johnson Rudolph Byrd. INTRODUCTION TO MR. KNOPF'S NEW
EDITION The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man is, I am convinced, a
remarkable book. I have read it three times and at each rereading I have found it
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The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - Philosophy - 2009
Introduction by Mary Oliver Commentary by Henry James, Robert Frost, Matthew Arnold, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and Henry David Thoreau The definitive collection of Emerson’s major speeches, essays, and poetry, The Essential Writings of Ralph ...
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The Portable Emerson: New Edition

Ralph Waldo Emerson - Fiction - 1981 - 720 pages
This volume, edited by Carl Bode in collaboration with Malcolm Cowley, presents the essential Emerson, selected from works that eloquently express the philosophy of a worldly idealist.
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Walden and Other Writings

Henry David Thoreau - Fiction - 2004 - 447 pages
The selections in this volume represent Thoreau at his best. Included in their entirety are Walden, his indisputable masterpiece, and his two great arguments for nonconformity, Civil Disobedience and Life Without Principle.
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Middle Passage

Charles Johnson - Fiction - 2012 - 224 pages
Peopled with vivid and unforgettable characters, nimble in its interplay of comedy and serious ideas, this dazzling modern classic is a perfect blend of the picaresque tale, historical romance, sea yarn, slave narrative, and philosophical ...
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