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Representative men : seven lectures

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
Publisher: [Auckland, N.Z.] : Floating Press, ©2009.
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In 1845 Ralph Waldo Emerson began a series of lectures and writings in which he limned six figures who embodied the principles and aspirations of a still-young American republic. Emerson offers timeless meditations on the value of individual greatness, reconnecting readers with the everyday virtues of his "Representative Men."
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Plato.; Emanuel Swedenborg; Michel de Montaigne; William Shakespeare; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Plato.; Emanuel Swedenborg; Michel de Montaigne; William Shakespeare; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Michel de Montaigne; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Plato.; William Shakespeare; Emanuel Swedenborg
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Waldo Emerson
ISBN: 9781775415961 1775415961
OCLC Number: 599773257
Notes: Archived by the National Library of New Zealand.
Title from PDF t.p. (viewed on May 31, 2011).
"First published in 1850"--P. 2.
Hypertext links contained in the archived instances of this title are non-functional.
Description: 1 electronic document (248 p.)
Contents: I. Uses ofgreat men --
II. Plato; or, the philosopher Plato: new readings --
III. Swedenborg; or, the mystic --
IV. Montaigne; or, the skeptic --
V. Shakspeare [i.e. Shakespeare]; or, the poet --
VI. Napoleon; or, the man of the world --
VII. Goethe; or, the writer.
Responsibility: Ralph Waldo Emerson.
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In 1845 Ralph Waldo Emerson began a series of lectures and writings in which he limned six figures who embodied the principles and aspirations of a still-young American republic. Emerson offers timeless meditations on the value of individual greatness, reconnecting readers with the everyday virtues of his "Representative Men."

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