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.

Source/Notes: The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson (2009 edition), Random House LLC - ISBN: 9780307419910

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Source/Notes: Essays and Poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson (2004 edition), Spark Educational Publishing - ISBN: 9781593080761
Source/Notes: Essays and English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson: The Five Foot Shelf of Classics, Vol. V (in 51 Volumes) (2010 edition), Cosimo, Inc. - ISBN: 9781616400613
Source/Notes: Essays and Poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson (2004 edition), Spark Educational Publishing - ISBN: 9781593080761

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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