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Myerson, Joel

Works: 356 works in 1,024 publications in 1 language and 46,329 library holdings
Genres: Bio-bibliography  Autobiographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Personal correspondence  Dictionaries  Biographies  Reference works  Handbooks and manuals  Biography  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Editor, Author, Commentator, Honoree, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction, Annotator, Restager
Classifications: PS1631, B
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Joel Myerson
The selected letters of Ralph Waldo Emerson by Ralph Waldo Emerson( )

12 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 2,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Selected Letters of Ralph Waldo Emerson presents Emerson at his most guarded and his most vulnerable, writing to other Transcendentalists such as Henry David Thoreau and Margaret Fuller, to his wife and brothers, to friends like Longfellow and Whitman. With effusions of love, messages of condolence, letters of support for Thoreau and Whitman, and critiques of friends' writings, this extraordinary collection presents an Emerson deeply connected to the world around him
Emerson in his own time : a biographical chronicle of his life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associates by Ronald A Bosco( )

12 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In sixteen essays of wit, rage, and reconciliation, Embalming Mom chronicles loss and renaissance in a life that reaches from Florida to Arizona across to England and home again. Burroway brilliantly weaves her way through the dangers of daily life--divorcing her first husband, raising two boys, establishing a new life, scattering her mother's ashes and sorting the meager possessions of her father. Each new danger and challenge highlight the tenacious will of the body and spirit to heal
Transcendentalism : a reader by Joel Myerson( )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of writings from leading figures of the 19th century American Transcendentalist movement
A historical guide to Ralph Waldo Emerson by Joel Myerson( )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 2,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emerson has maintained his place as one of the seminal figures in American history and literature. He was the acknowledged leader of the Transcendentalist movement. These essays discuss Emerson's life as well as women's rights, slavery and religion
The Emerson brothers : a fraternal biography in letters by Ronald A Bosco( )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Emerson Brothers: A Fraternal Biography in Letters is a narrative and epistolary biography drawn from the unpublished lifelong correspondence exchanged among four brothers: Charles Chauncy, Edward Bliss, Ralph Waldo, and William Emerson. This is an extensive correspondence, for not counting Waldo's previously published letters, there are 768 letters exchanged among the brothers and an additional 483 unpublished letters from the brothers to their aunt Mary Moody Emerson, mother Ruth Haskins Emerson, and Charles's fiancee Elizabeth Hoar, among others." "While lesser figures might have faltered under the burden of having been born an Emerson, with social, political, and ecclesiastic roots extending back to the first century of New England settlement, the brothers' letters reveal that all were invigorated by a shared sense of origin and aspired to make a significant reputation for themselves. Across six richly developed chapters, the signal events and friendships that shaped the Emerson brothers' lives are strung together to reveal a remarkable family culture. For the first time, The Emerson Brothers treats the illustrious history of the Emerson family in America as a foreshadowing of expectations the brothers inherited; defines the extent of Waldo's debt to William for his encounter with German Biblical Criticism; develops Charles's and Edward's incredibly promising but ultimately tragic lives; examines the profound emotional and intellectual impact of Aunt Mary on the younger Emersons; considers the three-year courtship between Charles and Elizabeth Hoar in the context of Waldo's own marriages; and studies the brothers' preoccupation with financial security for "the family," revealing, too, that finances were at least as powerful a motivation behind Waldo's 1832 resignation from Boston's Second Church as were the death of his first wife and his religious doubts."
Emerson centenary essays by Joel Myerson( )

11 editions published between 1900 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fuller in her own time : a biographical chronicle of her life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associates by Joel Myerson( )

9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writer, editor, journalist, educator, feminist, conversationalist, and reformer Margaret Fuller (1810-1850) was one of the leading intellectuals of nineteenth-century America as well as a prominent member of Concord literary circles. Yet the challenging spirit behind her intellectual confidence and mesmerizing energy led to the invention of an unbalanced legacy that denied her a place among the canonical Concord writers. This collection of first-hand reminiscences by those who knew Fuller personally rescues her from these confusions and provides a clearer identity for this misrepresented
Margaret Fuller, critic : writings from the New-York Tribune, 1844-1846 by Margaret Fuller( )

11 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CD-ROM contains: Fully searchable version of Fuller's complete writings for the New-York Tribune
The Cambridge companion to Henry David Thoreau by Joel Myerson( Book )

45 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge Companion to Henry David Thoreau is intended as an accessible guide to reading and understanding the works of Thoreau. Presenting essays by a distinguished array of contributors, the Companion is a valuable resource for historical and contextual material, whether on early writings like A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers, on the monumental Walden, or on his assorted journals and later books. It also serves in some ways as a biographical guide, offering new insights into his turbulent publishing career, and his brief but extraordinarily original life. In short, the Companion helps the reader come to Thoreau's writings, as he would say, 'deliberately and reservedly' by suggesting how Thoreau uses language, how his biography informs his writing, how personal and historical influences shaped his career, and how his writings function as literary works
Supplement to "Walt Whitman, a descriptive bibliography" by Joel Myerson( )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

℗¡Focusing on actual publications by Whitman rather than those about him, Joel Myerson & rsquo;s painstakingly compiled supplement to his 1993 Walt Whitman: A Descriptive Bibliography (Oak Knoll, ISBN 0-82293-739-5) includes almost twenty years of newly discovered and updated materials that will be invaluable to Whitman scholars. The entries describe in detail the various forms of Whitman & rsquo;s books, newspaper articles, broadsheets, reprints, translations, and so on. Myerson includes facsimiles of title pages as well as information on pagination, illustrations, dimensions, contents, publicatio
The American renaissance in New England by Joel Myerson( Book )

16 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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A double life : newly discovered thrillers of Louisa May Alcott by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of previously undiscovered thrillers by the author of "Little Women" explores the exotic, the bizarre, and the shocking in stories considered too scandalous to by published in their time
Antebellum writers in New York and the South by Joel Myerson( Book )

10 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains biographical sketches of authors who wrote or began writing their major works during the period 1820 to 1860. Represented are writers of short stories, juvenile literature, sermons, and popular literature, as well as novelists, poets, essayists, editors, humorists, translators, compilers, journalists, reformers, historians, abolitionists, and scientists
The journals of Louisa May Alcott by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2018 in English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A coherent history of Louisa May Alcott's life beginning with her private journal entries at 13 and those continuing throughout her remarkable life, filled with the vibrant spirit and vital intellect that characterized both her life and work. Although these journals were never intended for publication but were judiciously preserved after Alcott's death, despite her explicit instructions that they be destroyed, they provide a wonderful narrative today - revealing the writer's personal thoughts about her family, her work, and the society in which she lived
The selected letters of Louisa May Alcott by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the writer's letters, revealing her observations, struggles, and triumphs
Ralph Waldo Emerson : the major prose by Ralph Waldo Emerson( )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Upon its completion, The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1971-2013) was hailed as a major achievement of scholarship and textual editing. Drawing from the ten volumes of the Collected Works, Ronald A. Bosco and Joel Myerson have gathered some of Emerson's most memorable prose published during his lifetime and under his direct supervision. The editors have enhanced those selections with additional writings to produce the only anthology that represents in a single volume the full range of Emerson's written and spoken prose genres--sermons, lectures, addresses, and essays--that took on their public life in the pulpit or lecture hall, or on the printed page. Ralph Waldo Emerson: The Major Prose demonstrates the remarkable scope of Emerson's interests, from science, literature, art, philosophy, natural history, and religion to pressing social issues such as slavery and women's rights, to the character of his contemporaries, including Lincoln and Thoreau. Emerson's classic essays Nature, "Self-Reliance," and "Experience" complement his less familiar but no less vital texts, including the deeply heterodox sermon on "The Lord's Supper," which effectively announced his resignation from the ministry, and late essays on "American Civilization," "Character," and "Works and Days." Edited according to the most rigorous modern standards, Ralph Waldo Emerson: The Major Prose provides an authoritative compendium of writings by one of America's most significant literary figures and public intellectuals."--Publisher's description
Studies in the American renaissance( )

in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Transcendentalists : a review of research and criticism by Modern Language Association of America( Book )

16 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Transcendentalist: a review of research and criticism is the first comprehensive bibliography of American Transcendentalism. Many of the Transcendentalists discussed here have not been covered in general bibliographies of American literature, and over half have not been favored by individual bibliographies of secondary works. This book rectifies these omissions and evaluates nearly a century and a half of writings by and about Transcendentalists
Emerson's antislavery writings by Ralph Waldo Emerson( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Len Gougeon and Joel Myerson introduce the collection with a substantial historical overview that puts Emerson's contribution to the abolition movement in its social and political context, shows existing historical treatments of Emerson and the transcendentalists, and provides a wealth of references to secondary reading on these subjects. The book then presents fourteen speeches and four letters by Emerson. Four of his speeches have been recovered from contemporary newspaper accounts and have never been collected in any edition of Emerson's writings. Nine were published posthumously in corrupted form in either the 1884 or the 1904 edition of Miscellanies, and five of these nine are edited from manuscript here. Emerson's 1855 "Lecture on Slavery," one of his most comprehensive and philosophical statements on the subject, is now published for the first time. The letters include Emerson's famous correspondence with President Van Buren about the Cherokees
Emersonian circles : essays in honor of Joel Myerson by Wesley T Mott( )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emersonian Circles pays tribute to an essential tradition of literary scholarship and to the figure who has perhaps done more than anyone to sustain its vitality over the past generation. Bibliographer, editor and interpreter of the American Renaissance, Joel Myerson has devoted his academic career to recovering the literary legacy of the Transcendentalists and reconstructing the biographical and historical contexts in which they lived and wrote. This valuable collection gathers together original essays by fourteen scholars who share Joel Myerson's commitment to historically grounded investigations of American literature. Centered on Emerson and his circle, the pieces connect Transcendentalist thought to diverse contexts in antebellum America: family and gender relations, personal and professional friendships, the politics of antislavery, the transatlantic dialogue of American and British intellectuals
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Transcendentalism : a reader
Emerson in his own time : a biographical chronicle of his life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associatesTranscendentalism : a readerA historical guide to Ralph Waldo EmersonThe Emerson brothers : a fraternal biography in lettersFuller in her own time : a biographical chronicle of her life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associatesMargaret Fuller, critic : writings from the New-York Tribune, 1844-1846The Cambridge companion to Henry David ThoreauSupplement to "Walt Whitman, a descriptive bibliography"
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Joel Myerson académico estadounidense

Joel Myerson académicu estauxunidense

Myerson, Joel 1945-

Myerson Joel Arthur 1945-....

Myerson, Joel (Joel Arthur), 1945-


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