by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Building on and enriching ideas set forth in “Self-Reliance”, Emerson argues that true heroism is self-confidence and persistency in the face of corrosive pressures to conform to society.

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ISBN-13: 9781974995097
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Publication date: 08/08/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 31
File size: 210 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-nineteenth century. Although he began his career as a Unitarian minister, he gradually moved away from the religious and social beliefs of his contemporaries, formulating and expressing the philosophy of transcendentalism instead. Seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, he disseminated his thoughts through published essays and public lectures across the United States.

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