Society and Solitude (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Society and Solitude (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

2.0 1
by Ralph Waldo Emerson
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions


This 1870 collection of essays was drawn from Emerson’s lectures delivered over the previous twelve years.  The title essay features Emerson's defense of solitude against the demands of society.  Among the other works included are "Civilization," "Art," "Eloquence," "Domestic Life," "Works and Days," and "Old Age."

Overview


This 1870 collection of essays was drawn from Emerson’s lectures delivered over the previous twelve years.  The title essay features Emerson's defense of solitude against the demands of society.  Among the other works included are "Civilization," "Art," "Eloquence," "Domestic Life," "Works and Days," and "Old Age."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411441552
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/08/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
308
File size:
274 KB

Related Subjects

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 >

Society And Solitude 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Accidental_Explorer More than 1 year ago
Can't honestly review this as I bought it for a friend who is a fan of Emerson.