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Representative men : seven lectures. /

Introduction by Brenda Wineapple 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": Plato, in whose writings are contained "the culture of nations"; Emanuel Swedenborg, a "rich discoverer" who strove to unite the scientific and spiritual planes; Michel de Montaigne, "the frankest and honestest of all writers"; William Shakespeare, who "wrote the text of modern life"; Napoleon Bonaparte, who had the "virtues and vices" of common men writ large; and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, who "in conversation, in calamity'finds new materials." This Modern Library Paperback Classic reflects the author's corrections for an 1876 reprinting. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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  • "Introduction by Brenda Wineapple 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": Plato, in whose writings are contained "the culture of nations"; Emanuel Swedenborg, a "rich discoverer" who strove to unite the scientific and spiritual planes; Michel de Montaigne, "the frankest and honestest of all writers"; William Shakespeare, who "wrote the text of modern life"; Napoleon Bonaparte, who had the "virtues and vices" of common men writ large; and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, who "in conversation, in calamity'finds new materials." This Modern Library Paperback Classic reflects the author's corrections for an 1876 reprinting. From the Trade Paperback edition."@en
  • "This collection of essays, published in 1850, features Emerson's thoughts and reflections on such eminent men of history as Plato, Swedenborg, Shakespeare, Montaigne, Napoleon, and Goethe, and includes the essay Uses of Great Men."
  • "Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American essayist, philosopher and poet, best remembered for leading the Transcendentalist movement of the early 19th century. His teachings directly influenced the growing New Thought movement of the mid 1800s, while he was seen as a champion of individualism and prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society. Representative Men contains the following seven lectures by Emerson: Uses of Great Men. Plato; or, the Philosopher. Swedenborg; or, the Mystic ..."@en

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