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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
He thought it happier to be dead, / To die for Beauty, than live for bread.
Ralph Waldo

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Title: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Author: Emerson, Ralph Waldo


The Complete Works
The twelve-volume Concord edition of Emerson’s Complete Works features over 3,000 voluminous footnotes. Essays and English Traits
Epitomal works demonstrate the genius of the father of the American Renaissance. From the Harvard Classics, Vol. V. Parnassus: An Anthology of Poetry
Some 700 complete poems, excerpts and verse quotations show a unique insight into the mind of America’s first Philosopher.

Bartlett’s Emerson Quotations
Douglas’s Emerson Quotations
Allibone’s Emerson Quotations
Bent’s Emerson Quotations
Wood’s Emerson Quotations

Anthologized Verse

Bacchus (OBEV);
Borrowing: From the French (YBAV);
Boston Hymn (HC);
Brahma (AmAnth);
Brahma (HC);
Brahma (OBEV);
Brahma (YBAV);
Character (AmAnth);
Concord Hymn (AmAnth);
Concord Hymn (HC);
Concord Hymn (YBAV);
Days (AmAnth);
Days (HC);
Days (YBAV);
Each and All (AmAnth);
Fable (YBAV);
Forbearance (AmAnth);
Forerunners (AmAnth);
Give All to Love (HC);
Give All to Love (OBEV);
Good-Bye (HC);
Heri, Cras, Hodie (YBAV);
Humble-Bee (YBAV);
Merlin (AmAnth);
Ode to Beauty (OBMV);
Ode (AmAnth);
Poet (YBAV);
Problem (YBAV);
Rhodora (YBAV);
Sacrifice (YBAV);
Shakespeare (YBAV);
Terminus (AmAnth);
The Apology (HC);
The Earth (AmAnth);
The Humble-Bee (AmAnth);
The Humble-Bee (HC);
The Problem (AmAnth);
The Problem (HC);
The Rhodora (AmAnth);
The Snow-Storm (AmAnth);
The Test (AmAnth);
Threnody (AmAnth);
To Eva (YBAV);
Uriel (OBEV);
Waves (AmAnth);
Woodnotes (HC);
From “Woodnotes” (AmAnth);
Worship (OBMV);


Chapter by Paul Elmer More with bibliography from the Cambridge History of American Literature.