Climating to Nature: Natural History of Intellect (1893), Ralph Waldo Emerson's open philosophical apogee

Benjamin Pickford

Université de Lausanne

Benjamin Pickford is Maître-Assistant (Assistant Professor) in American literature at the Université de Lausanne, Switzerland. His work has recently appeared in Nineteenth-Century Literature and The Open Library of the Humanities. In 2016-17, he was the Ralph Waldo Emerson fellow at the Houghton Library, Harvard University, and during this fellowship he conducted the manuscript research on which this paper relies. He is the membership officer and sits on the steering committee of the British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists (BrANCA).


Benjamin PickfordUniversité de Lausanne"Climating to Nature: Natural History of Intellect (1893), Ralph Waldo Emerson's open philosophical apogee"Natural History of Intellect (1893) is Emerson’s most neglected text, a... [ view full abstract ]


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