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" To go into solitude, a man needs to retire as much from his chamber as from society. I am not solitary whilst I read and write, though nobody is with me. But if a man would be alone, let him look at the stars. "
Nature: Addresses, and Lectures - Page 15
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 315 pages
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Dickinson and the Boundaries of Feminist Theory

Mary Loeffelholz - 1991 - 196 pages
...for idealization. She also denies what Emerson claims to be the necessary isolation of the poet's eye ("if a man would be alone, let him look at the stars"). For Emerson, a landscape may contain other human beings as farmers but scarcely other seers; in any...
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Contexts for Hawthorne: The Marble Faun and the Politics of Openness and ...

Milton R. Stern, Stern - 1991 - 201 pages
...light as a metaphor for the transcendent state of consciousness to be achieved in the new democracy. 1f a man would be alone, let him look at the stars. . . . The stars awaken . . . reverence. . . . There is a property in the horizon which no man has but he whose...
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Modern American Culture: An Introduction

Mick Gidley - 1993 - 428 pages
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Bringing Life to the Stars

David G. Duemler - 1993 - 218 pages
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The American Landscape: The American image

Graham Clarke - 1993 - 488 pages
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Ralph Waldo Emerson: A Collection of Critical Essays

Lawrence Buell - 1993 - 218 pages
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American Transcendentalism and Asian Religions

Arthur Versluis - 1993 - 368 pages
...revealed his preoccupation with solitude. The first chapter of "Nature" begins: "To go into solitude, a man needs to retire as much from his chamber as from society. ... In the woods, is perpetual youth."153 The hallmark preoccupations of Emersonian Transcendentalism...
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Green History: A Reader in Environmental Literature, Philosophy, and Politics

Derek Wall - 1994 - 273 pages
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Das Natur/Kultur-Paradigma in der englischsprachigen Erzählliteratur des 19 ...

Konrad Gross, Meinhard Winkgens - 1994 - 432 pages
...entpuppt. 14 Nicht von ungefähr gilt der erste Gedanke, den Emerson in Nature ausführt, den Sternen: "But if a man would be alone, let him look at the...worlds will separate between him and what he touches. [...] Seen in the streets of cities, how great they are!" (Emerson 1903: 13). Vgl. dazu besonders Paul...
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