He died of pneumonia in 1882 and was buried in Concord.The "sage of Concord" was born May 25, 1803, in Boston, MA .Even as he extols what he called "the great and crescive self," he dramatizes and records its vicissitudes.
Objavio je knjige Ugledni ljudi i Engleske značajke, te zbirke eseja Provođenje života, Društvo i osama, Priroda i Ogledi.
Our most eloquent champion of individualism, Emerson acknowledges at the same time the countervailing pressures of society in American life.
This volume includes Emerson's well-known Nature; Addresses, and Lectures (1849), his Essays: First Series (1841) and Essays: Second Series (1844), plus Representative Men (1850), English Traits (1856), and his later book of essays, The Conduct of Life (1860).
These are the works that established Emerson's colossal reputation in America and found him admirers abroad as diverse as Carlyle, Nietzsche, and Proust.
In 1826 he was "approbated to preach," and in 1829 became pastor of the Scond Church (Unitarian) in Boston.
That same year he married Ellen Louise Tucker, who was to die of tuberculosis only seventeen months later.(1856), a work hailed by his friend Thomas Carlyle as an accurate portrait of English social manners in the mid Victorian era.He spent his last years in Concord, writing little, but recognized throughout America as a philosopher of great stature.He is buried on Author's Ridge in Concord's famous Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.A seminal figure in American literature and philosophy, Ralph Waldo Emerson is considered the apostle of self-reliance, fully alive within his ideas and disarmingly confident about his innermost thoughts.The Library of America series includes more than 300 volumes to date, authoritative editions that average 1,000 pages in length, feature cloth covers, sewn bindings, and ribbon markers, and are printed on premium acid-free paper that will last for centuries.Ralph Waldo Emerson, the son of a Unitarian minister and a chaplain during the American Revolution, was born in 1803 in Boston.An ardent abolitionist, Emerson lectured and wrote widely against slavery from the 1840's through the Civil War.His principal publications include two volumes of Essays (1841, 1844), Poems (1847), Representative Men (1850), The Conduct of Life (1860), and Society and Solitude (1870).The son of a Congregationalist minister, he attended Harvard Divinity School, became pastor of a Boston church in 1829, experienced doubts about traditional Christian belief, and resigned in 1832, moving to Concord.He spent the next few years studying and traveling in Europe.