Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Born: May 25, 1803

Died: April 27, 1882

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet

Biography: Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Earth laughs in flowers.”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Source/Notes: Essays and Poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson (2004 edition), Spark Educational Publishing - ISBN: 9781593080761
Source/Notes: The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson (2009 edition), Random House LLC - ISBN: 9780307419910
Source/Notes: Progress of Culture (see also: Art). - Letters and Social Aims (1876)

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Source/Notes: Essays and Poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson (2004 edition), Spark Educational Publishing - ISBN: 9781593080761
Source/Notes: Essays and Lectures: (Nature: Addresses and Lectures, Essays: First and Second Series, Representative Men, English Traits, and the Conduct of Life) (2010 edition), Digireads.com Publishing - ISBN: 9781420936735
Source/Notes: Uses of Great Men. - Representative Men (1850)
Source/Notes: The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1983 edition), Harvard University Press - ISBN: 9780674139909

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Source/Notes: Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson (2010 edition), MobileReference - ISBN: 9781607786931