LearnOutLoud.com presents The Selected Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1. The 5 essays contained on this audio program have been hand selected and represent specifically Emerson's early career as a writer. This material serves as an excellent introduction to anyone new to Emerson's work.
Born in 1803 Emerson is renowned as a seminal American author, poet and philosopher. A lifelong lover of nature, he is one of the founders of the transcendentalist movement. In his time he was quite active as a lecturer and was a contemporary of Frederick Douglass, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry David Thoreau among others.
Included in this audio program are:
This series is narrated by Jon Reiss. Enjoy!
- The American Scholar Address
- The Divinity School Address