Features a narrative and epistolary biography, based upon the correspondence exchanged among the four Emerson brothers and the women who were most important to them. The Emerson brothers' correspondence is the last body of personal writings remaining in manuscript from Ralph Waldo Emerson and his extended family.
"What poems are many private lives": the Emerson brothers William in Germany Edward and Charles Aunt Mary and the brothers Emerson Charles and Elizabeth William and Waldo: finances and family.
Includes bibliographical references and index. Includes index. Description based on print version record.