Mr. Emerson's revolution

"This volume traces the life, thought and work of Ralph Waldo Emerson, a giant of American intellectual history, whose transforming ideas greatly strengthened the two leading reform issues of his day: abolition and women's rights. A broad and deep, yet cautious revolutionary, he spoke abou...

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Other Authors / Creators:Mudge, Jean McClure, 1933-
Format: Electronic eBook
Imprint: Cambridge, UK : Open Book Publishers, 2015.
Online Access:Available in Books at JSTOR: Open Access.
Table of Contents:
  • Contributors
  • Foreword: Emerson's Renewing Power / John Stauffer and Steven Brown
  • Introduction: Emerson as Spiritual and Social Revolutionary / Jean McClure Mudge
  • The Making of a Protester. 1.1 A Legacy of Revolt, 1803-1821 / Phyllis Cole
  • 1.2 Becoming an American "Adam, 1822-1835" / Wesley T. Mott
  • Public and Private Revolutions. 2.1 The "New Thinking : Nature, Self, and Society, 1836-1850 / David M. Robinson
  • 2.2 Dialogues with Self and Society, 1835-1860 / Jean McClure Mudge
  • Emerson the Reformer. 3. A Pragmatic Idealist in Action, 1850-1865 / Len Gougeon
  • Emerson's Evolving Emphases. 4. Actively Entering Old Age, 1865-1882 / Jean McClure Mudge
  • Emerson's Legacy in America. 5. Spawning a Wide New Consciousness / Jean McClure Mudge
  • Emerson in the West and East. 6.1 Europe in Emerson and Emerson in Europe / Beniamino Soressi 6.2 Asia in Emerson and Emerson in Asia / Alan Hodder
  • Emerson: A Chronology
  • Selected Bibliography
  • List of Illustrations
  • Index.