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Published by Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 -- Diaries,
  • Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 -- Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Diaries

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementselected and edited by Joel Porte.
ContributionsPorte, Joel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS1631 .A33 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 588 p. :
Number of Pages588
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4273947M
ISBN 100674248619
LC Control Number81020255

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Emerson as revealed in his journals is more spontaneous, more complex, more human and appealing than he appears in the published works. This man is the seeker rather than the sage; he records the turmoil, struggle, and questioning that preceded the serene and confident affirmations of the essays.   Emerson as revealed in his journals is more spontaneous, more complex, more human and appealing than he appears in the published works. This man is the seeker rather than the sage; he records the turmoil, struggle, and questioning that preceded the /5(28). Emerson in His Journals, a book to own and cherish, is the best of companions. ” —Reid Beddow, The Washington Post Book World “ [The editor] has performed an invaluable service by condensing the Harvard edition of Emerson’s journals into a single volume The man who appears in these pages is not just a sunny optimist, living serenely in rustic Concord, Mass. Book, Print in English Emerson in his journals selected and edited by Joel Porte. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, xvii, pages Emerson, Ralph Waldo, — Diaries. Authors, American.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Published by Salem Press, Inc. During his lifetime, Ralph Waldo Emerson kept a continuous journal of more than two hundred miscellaneous diaries, notebooks, and ledgers. “In his journals, Emerson focused on a wide range of topics, from moral truth to domestic gossip, from Concord to European travels, from solitude to democracy, slavery, and the US economy. His frame of reference oscillates between nature and human character . Buy Emerson in His Journals New Ed by Porte, Joel (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). The record of Emerson's ten months in Europe which makes up a large part of this book is unusually detailed and personal, actually a diary recording what Emerson saw and did as well as what he thought. He describes cities, scenes, and buildings that he found striking in one way or another and he gives impressions of the people he met.

Emerson in his journals Item Preview remove-circle Emerson, Ralph Waldo, , Emerson, Ralph Waldo, , Authors, American Publisher Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by [email protected] on September 8, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Dr. Edward W. Emerson quoted from it freely in his Emerson in Concord, and in his notes to the twelve volumes of the Centenary Edition of his father's works, published in Lovers of Emerson were finally gratified by the publication of his Journals in their entirety. They appeared in ten volumes, under the joint editorship of Dr. Emerson. Emerson in His Journals, a book to own and cherish, is the best of companionsReid Beddow "Washington Post Book World " Read more. Emerson’s Journals simply portray the authors written personal impressions, reflections and views noted by day/month/year. Some entries are a basic sentence, while others are several paragraphs. Emerson’s words also serve as a splendid historical time capsule spanning much /5.