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Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

Nationality: American
Periods: American: 1783-1865

transcendentalist, associated with the Unitarian Church, speech writer

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Criticism about Ralph Waldo Emerson

Emerson
http://www.bartleby.com/225/index.html#18
This lengthy analysis of the author's life and work includes sections on "The High Place of Emerson in American Letters", "His Journals", "The American Scholar; The Divinity School Address", "EmersonŐs Resignation from the Ministry ", and "His Failure to Perceive the Meaning of Evil; The Rarity and Beauty of his Accomplishment."
Contains: Extensive Bio, Criticism, Bibliography
Author: Paul Elmer More
From: The Cambridge History of English and American Literature Volume XV: English, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature; Early National Literature, Part I
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Ralph Waldo Emerson: an estimate of his character and genius: in prose and verse
http://www.hti.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=amverse;idno=BAC71...
"I allude, of course, to Emerson. A rhapsodist by genius, and the chief of his class, his utterances are ever a surprise as they are delight to his audiences; select though these are, and not all unworthy of him."
Contains: Commentary, Criticism
Author: Alcott, A. Bronson
Keywords: Ralph Waldo Emerson, contemporary criticism, historical critiscim
 

 
Biographical sites about Ralph Waldo Emerson

A Chronology of Ralph Waldo Emerson's Llife
http://watershedonline.ca/emerson/page41/page41.html
This site contains a useful chronology of Ralph Waldo Emerson's life.
Contains: Timeline
Keywords: Ralph Waldo Emerson, life, chronology, biographical information
 
Ralph Waldo Emerson
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/201
Provides a brief biographical sketch of the poet, and the full text of several poems.
Contains: Sketch, Bibliography, Webliography, Pictures
Author: Academy of American Poets
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Ralph Waldo Emerson's Grave
http://www.findagrave.com/pictures/emersonr.html
This site provides photographs of Ralph Waldo Emerson's grave site.
Contains: Pictures
Keywords: Ralph Waldo Emerson, grave, pictures, photographs
 

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