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" I am,' but quotes some saint or sage. lie is ashamed before the blade of grass or the blowing rose. These roses under my window make no reference to former roses or to better ones ; they are for what they are ; they exist with God to-day. "
Emerson's complete works [ed. by J.E. Cabot]. Riverside ed - Page 67
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1884
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The Poetic Self: Towards a Phenomenology of Romanticism

Meena Alexander - 1980 - 280 pages
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After the New Criticism

Frank Lentricchia - 1980 - 384 pages
...honesty that denies de Man's retrospective superciliousness. Man, Emerson tells us in "Self-Reliance," is "ashamed before the blade of grass or the blowing...roses or to better ones; they are for what they are; . . . There is no time to them. . . . [Man] cannot be happy and strong until he too lives with nature...
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No Boundary: Eastern and Western Approaches to Personal Growth

Ken Wilber - 1979 - 160 pages
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Apostle of Culture: Emerson as Preacher and Lecturer

David Robinson - 1982 - 205 pages
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A Critical Introduction to Twentieth-Century American Drama: Volume 3 ...

C. W. E. Bigsby, Christopher William Edgar Bigsby - 1985 - 485 pages
...Zen influence. It was securely in the American grain. In 'Self-Reliance' Emerson had insisted that, These roses under my window make no reference to former...they are; they exist with God today. There is no time for them. There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence. . . . But man postpones...
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Agon: Towards a Theory of Revisionism

Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of Humanities Harold Bloom - 1982 - 336 pages
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Teaching the Text

Susanne Kappeler, Norman Bryson - 1983 - 219 pages
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Emerson, the Selected Writings of Ralph Waldo

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1983
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Postmodernism in American Literature: A Critical Anthology

Manfred Pütz, Peter Freese - 1984 - 238 pages
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Neuland, Volume 1

Herbert Henck - 1980
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