Volume 4 | 1836-1838
These are the journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) in PDF Acrobat Reader format. They derive from the 1904-14 edition of the Journals edited by Emerson's son Edward and form 5000 pages of material. Volume 4 (1836-1838) covers a major period in Emerson's life: his marriage to Lidian Jackson, his writing of "Nature" and the beginning of his career as a lecturer in the Lyceum Movement. Volume 4 also contains many of his early observations in preparation for major addresses and his first book of essays.
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The Digital Journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson is an archive provided by The Ralph Waldo Emerson Institute and www.rwe.org for the use and convenience of interested students of the life and works of America’s Founding Thinker, Ralph Waldo Emerson. The source of these digital Journals is the ten-volume Edward Emerson edition, originally published in Boston from 1904 through 1914, and comprising over 5,000 pages of material.