Emerson self reliance and other essays
Self-Reliance and Other Essays by Ralph Waldo EmersonEssayist, poet, and philosopher, Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882) propounded a transcendental idealism emphasizing self-reliance, self-culture, and individual expression. The six essays and one address included in this volume, selected from Essays, First Series (1841) and Essays, Second Series (1844), offer a representative sampling of his views outlining that moral idealism as well as a hint of the later skepticism that colored his thought. In addition to the celebrated title essay, the others included here are History, Friendship, The Over-Soul, The Poet, and Experience, plus the well-known and frequently read Harvard Divinity School Address.
Self-Reliance and Other Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Self-reliance, and other essays
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This series of books will include in complete editions those masterpieces of English Literature that are best adapted for the use of schools and colleges. The editors of the several volumes will be chosen for their special qualifications in connection with the texts to be issued under their individual supervision, but familiarity with the practical needs of the classroom, no less than sound scholarship, will characterize the editing of every book in the series. In connection with each text, a critical and historical introduction, including a sketch of the life of the author and his relation to the thought of his time, critical opinions of the work in question chosen from the great body of English criticism, and, where possible, a portrait of the author, will be given. Ample explanatory notes of such passages in the text as call for special attention will be supplied, but irrelevant annotation and explanations of the obvious will be rigidly excluded. Home of Emerson in Concord.
Published first in in Essays and then in the revised edition of Essays , "Self-Reliance" took shape over a long period of time.
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