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Waldo Emerson : a biography / by Gay Wilson Allen.


New York : Viking Press, 1981.
ISBN 0670748668

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Subjects Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.
Authors, American.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo.
Transcendentalists (New England)
Transcendentalists (New England) -- Biography.
Description xxiv, 751 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A detailed biography of Emerson's life which also analyzes the development of his poetry and prose.
Contents Part One: The voice in the garden -- The hoop that holds -- Two educations at Harvard -- The dupe of hope -- House of pain -- The ordained heart -- The new eye of the priest -- The heavenly stair -- The law of compensation -- Wayfaring man -- Ancestral fields -- Stars of Concord -- Waking the giant -- Uriel's voice of scorn -- Vanishing Gods -- Hodiernal facts -- Part Two: Idealism in 1842 -- Saturnalia of faith -- Western gymnosophist -- The sentral man -- The Gai Science -- England revisited -- Lyceum express -- Quarrel with America -- Gathering storm -- Works and days -- The voice at eve -- Beneath the ice.
Genre Biography.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7273845
(OCoLC)ocm07273845
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WorldCat Identities Allen, Gay Wilson, 1903-1995.
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