The Portable Emerson (Viking Portable Library)
- Publish Date: 1981-08-27
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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. The Portable Emerson comprises essays, including âHistory,â âSelf-Reliance,â âThe Over-Soul,â âCircles,â and âThe Poetâ; Emersonâs first book, Nature, in its entirety; twenty-two poems, including âUriel,â âThe Humble-Bee,â and âGive All to Loveâ; orations, including âThe American Scholar,â âThe Fugitive Slave Law,â and âJohn Brownâ; English Traits, complete; and biographical essays on Plato, Napoleon, Henry David Thoreau, Thomas Carlyle, and others.