The Conduct of Life (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Nature and Other Essays

The Conduct of Life (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Nature and Other Essays

by Ralph Waldo Emerson
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions


This 1860 collection, based on Emerson's lectures, contains classic essays on broad topics such as "Fate," "Power," "Wealth," "Culture," and "Worship," among others. Printed in the year Lincoln became President, it probes questions of the necessary conditions for human life and freedom. Emerson's friend, the great English historian Thomas Carlyle, wrote of this

Overview


This 1860 collection, based on Emerson's lectures, contains classic essays on broad topics such as "Fate," "Power," "Wealth," "Culture," and "Worship," among others. Printed in the year Lincoln became President, it probes questions of the necessary conditions for human life and freedom. Emerson's friend, the great English historian Thomas Carlyle, wrote of this book, "I never read from you such lightning-gleams of meaning as are to be found here."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411440081
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/08/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
324
File size:
455 KB

Meet the Author

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) was an American essayist and poet. Along with such figures as Henry Thoreau and Margaret Fuller, he was an originator and, through the magazine The Dial, popularizer of the Transcendentalist movement. In essays like "Self-Reliance," he championed a distinctly American brand of individualism.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >