Essays — First Series - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Essays — First Series

By Ralph Waldo Emerson

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


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.