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Representative Men - Seven Lectures

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Ralph Waldo Emerson, (1803-1882), was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States. Representative Men is a collection of seven lectures by Ralph Waldo Emerson, published as a book of essays in 1850. The first essay discusses the role played by "great men" in society, and the remaining six each extoll the virtues of one of six men deemed by Emerson to be great:Plato ("the Philosopher"),Emanuel Swedenborg ("the Mystic"),Michel de Montaigne ("the Skeptic"),William Shakespeare ("the Poet"),Napoleon ("the Man of the World"),Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ("the Writer")
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ISBN
9781304808455
Edition
First Edition
Published
January 15, 2014
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
181.8 KB

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