The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

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"The definitive collection fo Emerson's major speeches, essays, and poetry. The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson chronicles the life's work of a true "American Scholar." As one of the architects fo teh transcendentalist movement, Emerson embraced a philosophy that championed the individual, emphasized independent thought, and prized "the splendid labyrinth of one's own perceptions." Mor than any writer of his time, he forged a style distinct from his European predessors and embodied a defined what it meant to be an American. Matthew Armold called Emerson's essays "the most important work done in prose."--P. [4] of cover.
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2000.
Edition: 2000 Modern Library pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9780679783220
0679783229
Call Number: 179.1 EMERSON
Characteristics: xvii, 850 pages ; 21 cm.
Subjects: Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882.
Philosophy of nature.
American essays.
Alternative Title: Self-reliance.

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