Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

All links verified on or after March 15, 2017
List of Works
[English Traits]   [Essays]   [Journal]   [Poems]   [Representative Men]  

English Traits (1856) [HC]
  • HTML (19 pages, indexed) at Bartleby.com
  • HTML (20 pages, indexed) at RWE.org

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Paperback edition of The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson, includes English Traits, both series of essays, 23 poems, and other writings (Princeton Review, 2000, 896 pg).
[Top of page]

Essays (1841-44) [HTR,HC]
  • HTML (Multi-page, indexed) at the American Literary Classics Library
  • HTML (18 pages, indexed) at Bartleby.com
  • Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg
  • HTML in two series at Project Gutenberg:
    First Series (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text)
    Second Series (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text)
  • HTML in two series at RWE.org:
    First Series (12 pages, indexed)
    Second Series (9 pages, indexed)


    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Paperback edition of The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson, includes English Traits, both series of essays, 23 poems, and other writings (Princeton Review, 2000, 896 pg).
  • Paperback edition, First and Second series complete in one volume (HarperCollins, 1984, 480 pg).
  • Mass Market Paperback edition, Ralph Waldo Emerson : Selected Essays, Lectures, and Poems (Bantam Classic and Loveswept, 1996).
[Top of page]

Journal (1820-76) [HTR]
  • No on-line versions known

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Paperback edition of Journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson: With Annotations in ten volumes (reprints):
    1820-1824 (Kessinger Publishing, 2010, 436 pg).
    1824-1832 (Mcintosh Press, 2007, 568 pg).
    1833-1835, cover says 1823-1835 but this is likely a misprint (Mcmaster Press, 2007, 600 pg).
    1836-1838 (Mill Press, 2007, 520 pg).
    1838-1841 (Meisel Press, 2007, 600 pg).
    1841-1844 (Mellon Press, 2007, 584 pg).
    1845-1848 (Merz Press, 2007, 588 pg).
    1849-1855 (Mcgiffert Press, 2007, 620 pg).
    1856-1863 (Meyer Press, 2007, 612 pg).
    1864-1876 (Metcalf Press, 2007, 580 pg).
  • Paperback edition, The Heart of Emerson's Journals (Kessinger Publishing, 2003, 368 pg).
[Top of page]

Poems (1840-47) [HC]
  • HTML (10 pages, indexed; listings 763-772) at Bartleby.com
  • Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Hardcover edition of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Collected Poems and Translations (Library of America, 1994, 637 pg).
  • Paperback edition of The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson, includes English Traits, both series of essays, 23 poems, and other writings (Princeton Review, 2000, 896 pg).
  • Mass Market Paperback edition, Ralph Waldo Emerson : Selected Essays, Lectures, and Poems (Bantam Classic and Loveswept, 1996).
[Top of page]

Representative Men (1850) [HTR]
  • HTML (7 pages, indexed) at RWE.org
  • Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg

    Available at Amazon.Com:
    x
  • Paperback edition (Belknap Pr, 1996).
[Top of page]

The Enneads (250)
On the Incarnation (c. 318)
Ecclesiastical History (c. 325)
Life of Antony (c. 356-362)
Sermons (Chrysostom) (c. 370-404)
Letters (Chrysostom) (c. 370-404)
On the Priesthood (c. 386)
On the Teacher (c. 388)
Commentary on Galatians (c. 390?)
Christian Doctrine (397-426)
On the Trinity (400-416)
Confessions (Augustine) (c. 401)
The City of God (413-426)
Enchiridion (Augustine) (421)
The Rule of St. Benedict (c. 530?)
The Quran (c. 632)
Beowulf (c. 725)
Tales from the 1001 Nights (c. 850?)
The Destruction of Dá Derga's Hostel (c. 900?; mss. c. 1100)
The Tale of Genji (c. 1008-1021)
Shahnameh (1010)
The Mabinogion (c. 1050?)
Monologium (1077)
Proslogium (1087)
The Song of Roland (c. 1100)
The Rubaiyat (c. 1120)
Letters of Abelard and Heloise (c. 1130-1136)
On Loving God (c. 1130?)
Sermons on the Song of Songs (1136-1153)
The Story of the Volsungs and Niblungs (12th century)
Guide of the Perplexed (1180-1190)
The Nibelungenlied (c. 1200)
Magna Carta (1215)
The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi (c. 1250-1261)
The Saga of Burnt Njal (13th century)
On the Principles of Nature (1252-1256)
Summa Contra Gentiles (1261-1264)
Summa Theologica (1265-1273)
The New Life (c. 1292-1294)
The Cloud of Unknowing (c. 1300)
The Divine Comedy (c. 1306-1321)
Inferno (c. 1306-1314)
On Monarchy (c. 1309-1313)
Purgatorio (c. 1315-1318)
Paradiso (c. 1319-1321)
Sonnets (Petrarch) (c. 1327-1374)
Ascent of Mt. Ventoux (c. 1336)
The Decameron (1351)
The Spiritual Dialogue (St. Catherine of Siena) (1370)
Troilus and Criseyde (c. 1385)
Canterbury Tales (c. 1386)
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Late 14th century)
On the Imitation of Christ (1418)
The Spiritual Dialogue (St. Catherine of Genoa) (1447)
Le Morte d'Arthur (c. 1470)
Notebooks (da Vinci) (c. 1478-1518)
The Dignity of Man (c. 1486)
S
H
O
W

I
N
D
E
X
Links to other Great Books sites Feedback, suggestions, criticisms - what did you think of the site? Latest updates to the site Help with site symbols and navigation