Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Ralph Waldo Emerson was one of America's most influential thinkers. His essay, Nature is considered to be the founding document for the Transcendentalism movement, and his influence can be seen in the writings of Whitman, Thoreau, Melville, and countless others. This is a guide on the 19th-century essayist and philosopher.Emersona#39;s thought about individualism, the idea of self-reliance occupies the central place. The essay a€œSelf-Reliancea€ (Essays: First Series, 1841) is perhaps his most famous statement of it. Many sentences and passages in this essay are anbsp;...

Title:Ralph Waldo Emerson
Author:Harold Bloom
Publisher:Infobase Publishing - 2006


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