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ESSAYS

by | Read by Jeff Riggenbach

Philosophy & Religion • 14 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1860

Presenting all but one essay from Emerson's two volumes (ESSAYS: FIRST SERIES and ESSAYS: SECOND SERIES), this production is the most complete collection of Emerson's works. It contains some of his most famous essays, such as “Self-Reliance,” “The Over-Soul,” and “The Poet and Experience.” Narrator Jeff Riggenbach delivers the works authoritatively yet a bit rigidly. His inflections are relatively unvaried, and his baritone voice is comfortable and easy to follow. But he reads a bit quickly for texts this dense, not providing time for the ideas to sink in. This is still a valuable recording, well narrated and providing many great works not otherwise available on audio. But it's odd that the final essay of the SECOND SERIES is not included. K.M. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2012]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2012

CD ISBN 9781455154173 $34.95 • Eleven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781455154180 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2012

CS ISBN 9781455154159 $79.95 • Ten cassettes

CD ISBN 9781455154166 $109.00 • Eleven CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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