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Selected Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Selected Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Volume 1

by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Unabridged Edition
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3 Hrs.
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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:

  • The American Scholar Address
  • Circles
  • Prudence
  • Love
  • The Divinity School Address
This series is narrated by Jon Reiss. Enjoy!

This audio book was recorded by LearnOutLoud.com and is narrated by Jon Reiss. Copyright 2006 LearnOutLoud, Inc. Any reproduction or illegal distribution of the content in any form will result in immediate action against the person concerned.

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Emerson vol 1
Reviewer spiritwater
 August 13, 2009
Thank you I am privileged to be on this learning medium where I am constantly enriched for the visiting..
I've listened to volume one of Emerson's essays and he is true to form..What a deeply reflective thinker and knowledge of self truths...Here in vol. 1 he related how we are not a part of what we do but stand outside of it in unappreciative drudgery of the task at hand..when we could be a part of the energies of it and own it. We are disenfranchised for the whole and mere parts to do what we do, it instead does us. We do it unconscuously and let the work work us...

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