Mr. Emerson's Wife

Mr. Emerson's Wife

In this novel about Ralph Waldo Emerson's wife, Lidian, Amy Belding Brown examines the emotional landscape of love and marriage. Living in the shadow of one of the most famous men of her time, Lidian becomes deeply disappointed by marriage, but consigned to public silence by social conventions and concern for her family's reputation. Drawn to the erotic energy and intellect of close family friend Henry David Thoreau, she struggles to negotiate the confusing territory… (more)

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Publisher: St. Martin's Publishing Group (May 30, 2006)

Collection: St. Martin's Press

Language: English


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