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 Journals and Miscellaneous Notebooks of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1973 edition), Harvard University Press - ISBN: 9780674484733
Source/Notes: Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1880 edition)

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Source/Notes: Emerson in His Journals (1984 edition), Harvard University Press - ISBN: 9780674248625
Source/Notes: The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1983 edition), Harvard University Press - ISBN: 9780674139909
Source/Notes: The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson (2009 edition), Random House LLC - ISBN: 9780307419910

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Source/Notes: Emerson in His Journals (1984 edition), Harvard University Press - ISBN: 9780674248625