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by Sarah Knowles Bolton
Author: Sarah Knowles Bolton
Publisher: Norwood Editions (1975)
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Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century
Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, 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.
In the face of this new materialism, Emerson feared that America was losing its most valuable resource-the individual-as . At times in his essays, Emerson will entertain the deepest skepticism. No picture of life can have any veracity that does not admit the odious facts", he wrote in "Fate.
In the face of this new materialism, Emerson feared that America was losing its most valuable resource-the individual-as men and women increasingly defined themselves in terms of their professions and their possessions. The tradesman scarcely ever gives an ideal worth to his work, but is ridden by the routine of his craft, and the soul is subject to dollars," he lamented in "The American Scholar.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Concord, Massachusetts.
The complete works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: with a biographical introduction, and notes, and a general index. Vol. 12 Natural history of intellect and other papers. Download (EPUB). Читать.
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Sarah Knowles Bolton traced her ancestry to the New England colonists. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1889). Famous English Authors of the Nineteenth-Century (1890). After her father's death in 1852, she moved with her mother to an uncle's house in Hartford, Connecticut. There Bolton met Harriet Beecher Stowe and Lydia Sigourney, both lasting influences. Bolton published two other books of poetry, From Heart and Nature (1887, written with her son Charles Knowles Bolton), and The Inevitable, and Other Poems (1895). Her fiction includes Stories from Life (1886). The literary value of these works is obscured by their didacticism and sentimentality.
Ralph Waldo Emerson is the father of American Literature. In a series of strikingly original essays written in the mid-nineteenth century, he fundamentally changed the way America saw its cultural and artistic possibilities, enabling its separation from transatlantic literary traditions. We have listened too long,’ he wrote, ‘to the Courtly muses of Europe. His ejection of cultural traditions brought about what one contemporary called America’s ‘intellectual declaration of independence’ and established generational conflict and transformation as the commanding ideas in American Literature