Above Time: Emerson's and Thoreau's Temporal Revolutions

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ABBREVIATIONS
CE
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Centenary edition, 12 vols. Ed. Edward W. Emerson. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1903—1904.
CW
The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Ed. Robert E. Spiller, et al. 5 vols. to date. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, Belknap Press, 1971—.
J
The Journals of Henry David Thoreau. 5 vols. Ed. John C. Broderick. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1981—1997.
JMN
The Journals and Miscellaneous otebooks of Ralph Waldo Emerson. 16 vols. Ed. William H. Gilman, Ralph H. Orth, et al. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1960—1982.
JTA
The Journals of Henry David Thoreau. 14 vols. Ed. Bradford Torrey and Francis H. Allen. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1906. Reprint, 2 vols. New York: Dover, 1962.
W
Walden. Ed. J. Lyndon Shanley. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1971.
WK
A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers. Ed. Carl F. Hovde et al. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1980.
WR
The Writings of Henry David Thoreau. Concord edition, 5 vols. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1906.

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  • Above Time - Emerson's and Thoreau's Temporal Revolutions *
  • Contents *
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Abbreviations xi
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - A History of Time 6
  • 2 - "My Carnac” and Memnon's Head 46
  • 3 - Circles and Lines 92
  • 4 - The Walking Stick, the Surveyor's Staff, and the Corn in the Night 131
  • 5 - Answering the Sphinx 173
  • 6 - Inches' Wood 201
  • 7 - Extemporaneous Man, Representative Man 235
  • Works Cited 253
  • Index 259
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