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  • Online publication date: December 2013

29 - Biography

from Part IV - Emerson and His Legacies: From Infidel to Icon

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Further Reading

Bosco, Ronald A. “We Find What We Seek: Emerson and His Biographers.” In Joel Myerson, ed. A Historical Guide to Ralph Waldo Emerson, pp. 269–90. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Casper, Scott E.Constructing American Lives: Biography and Culture in Nineteenth-Century America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999.
Habich, Robert D.Building Their Own Waldos: Emerson’s First Biographers and the Politics of Life-Writing in the Gilded Age. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2011.
Mitchell, Charles E.Individualism and Its Discontents: Appropriations of Emerson, 1880–1950. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1997.
Mott, Wesley T. “Epilogue: Saint Emerson.” In “The Strains of Eloquence”: Emerson and His Sermons, pp. 185–95. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1989.
Wider, Sarah Ann. The Critical Reception of Emerson: Unsettling All Things. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2000.