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Self Reliance

by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 - April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more th...
Publish Date
2017
April 2
Goodreads rating
4.03
ISBN
9781545140857
Tags
philosophysocial-sciencesnonfictionclassicsfiction
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Nov 08, 2013
Pow! This punched me in the gut from page one. Takes a tiny effort to read the English of the 1840s, but what a reward. A masterpiece essay (manifesto?) on independence, non-conformity, and trusting oneself.      source