Lectures in various Places.—Anti-Slavery Addresses.—Woman. A Lecture read before the Woman’s Rights Convention.—Samuel Hoar. Speech at Concord.—Publication of “English Traits.”—The “Atlantic Monthly.”—The “Saturday Club”
1858-1863. AET. 55-60.
Essay on Persian Poetry.—Speech at the Burns Centennial Festival.—Letter from Emerson to a Lady.—Tributes to Theodore Parker and to Thoreau.—Address on the Emancipation Proclamation.—Publication of “The Conduct of Life.” Contents: Fate; Power; Wealth; Culture; Behavior; Considerations by the Way; Beauty; Illusions
1863-1868. AET. 60-65.
“Boston Hymn.”—“Voluntaries.”—Other Poems.—“May-Day and other Pieces.”—“Remarks at the Funeral Services of President Lincoln.”—Essay on Persian Poetry.—Address at a Meeting of the Free Religious Association.—“Progress of Culture.” Address before the Phi Beta Kappa Society of Harvard University.—Course of Lectures in Philadelphia.—The Degree of LL.D. conferred upon Emerson by Harvard University.—“Terminus”.
1868-1873. AET. 65-70.
Lectures on the Natural History of the Intellect.—Publication
“Society and Solitude.” Contents: Society and Solitude.
—Works and Days.—Books.—Clubs.—Courage.—Success.—Old Age.—Other
Literary Labors.—Visit to California.—Burning of his House, and the
Story of its Rebuilding.—Third Visit to Europe.—His Reception at
Concord on his Return
1873-1878. AET. 70-75.
Publication of “Parnassus.”—Emerson
Nominated as Candidate for the
Office of Lord Rector of Glasgow University.—Publication of
“Letters and Social Aims.” Contents: Poetry and Imagination.—Social
Aims.—Eloquence.—Resources.—The Comic.—Quotation and Originality.
—Progress of Culture.—Persian Poetry.—Inspiration.—Greatness.
—Immortality.—Address at the Unveiling of the Statue of “The
Minute-Man” at Concord.—Publication of Collected Poems
1878-1882. AET. 75-79.
Last Literary Labors.—Addresses and Essays.—“Lectures
Recollections of Emerson’s Last Years.—Mr. Conway’s Visits.—Extracts from Mr. Whitman’s Journal.—Dr. Le Baron Russell’s Visit.—Dr. Edward Emerson’s Account.—Illness and Death.—Funeral Services