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  • Print publication year: 2013
  • Online publication date: December 2013

23 - Race

from Part III - Emerson and Society: “Hodiernal Circles”

Further Reading

Crane, Gregg. Race, Citizenship, and Law in American Literature. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Gougeon, Len. Virtue’s Hero: Emerson, Antislavery, and Reform. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1990.
Karcher, Carolyn. Shadow over the Promised Land: Slavery, Race, and Violence in Melville’s America. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1980.
Koch, Daniel. Ralph Waldo Emerson in Europe: Class, Race, and Revolution in the Making of an American Thinker. London: I. B. Tauris, 2012.
Lowance, Mason, ed. A House Divided: The Antebellum Slavery Debates in America, 1776–1865. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2003.
Robinson, David M.‘For Largest Liberty:’ Emerson, Natural Religion, and the Antislavery Crisis.”Religion & Literature 41 (March 2009): 3–24.
von Frank, Albert J.The Trials of Anthony Burns: Freedom and Slavery in Emerson’s Boston. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1998.
Walls, Laura Dassow. Emerson’s Life in Science: The Culture of Truth. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2003.