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First We Read, Then We Write: Emerson on the Creative Process

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Writing was the central passion of Emerson's life. While his thoughts on the craft are well developed in ""The Poet"", ""The American Scholar"", ""Nature"", ""Goethe"", and ""Persian Poetry"", less well known are the many pages in his private journals devoted to the relationship between writing and reading. Here, for the first time, is the Concord Sage's energetic, exuberant, and unconventional advice on the idea of writing, focused and distilled by the preeminent Emerson biographer at work today. Emerson advised that 'the ...

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1587297930

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9781587297939

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First We Read, Then We Write: Emerson on the Creative Process
2015, University of Iowa Press, Iowa

ISBN-13: 9781609383473

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First We Read, Then We Write: Emerson on the Creative Process
2009, University of Iowa Press

ISBN-13: 9781587297939

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