Essays — First Series - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Essays — First Series

By Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • Release Date: 1882-04-27
  • Genre: Romans et littérature

Description

Emerson gradually moved away from the religious and social beliefs of his contemporaries, formulating and expressing the philosophy of in his 1836 essay, Nature. Following this ground-breaking work, he gave a speech entitled The American Scholar in 1837, which Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. considered to be America's Intellectual Declaration of Independence.