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Sunday, June 1, 2003

Emerson watch.

In case you're not completely bored with celebrations of Ralph Waldo's 200th birthday (last week, in case you missed it), here's George Scialabba's super-succinct overview of Emerson's life and significance. It's also a review of Harvard English professor Lawrence Buell's new book Emerson, which Scialabba finds "far too knowing, judicious, and disfigured by literary-critical jargon." Alas!

Copyright © 2003 by Philocrites | Posted 1 June 2003 at 10:03 AM

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