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Robert D. Richardson Jr., Adjunct Professor of Letters at Wesleyan University, is also the author of Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind (California, 1986), which won the Melcher Prize in 1987. Barry Moser is one of the foremost wood engravers and book illustrators in America.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882, Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 Knowledge and learning, Authors, American 19th century Biography