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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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Collected Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Collected Poetry of Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Criticism about Ralph Waldo Emerson

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”, “Emerson�s 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
Ralph Waldo Emerson: an estimate of his character and genius: in prose and verse
“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
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
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
This site provides photographs of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s grave site.
Contains: Pictures
Keywords: Ralph Waldo Emerson, grave, pictures, photographs

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Last Updated Apr 29, 2013