Journals Higher Education



This item is printed to order. Items which are printed to order are normally despatched and charged within 5-10 days.

Published: 01 February 2018

184 Pages


ISBN: 9780190842529

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (AJ)

Emerson's Memory Loss

Originality, Communality, and the Late Style

Christopher Hanlon

  • Provides the first study to focus on Emerson's experience, late in life, of profound memory loss
  • Offers a reading of Emerson that positions his thinking as inherently communal and social
  • Assesses the extent to which works published under Emerson's name were actually collaborations
  • Reveals the crucial role of Ellen Tucker Emerson in helping to compose many of Emerson's texts