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Although Emerson's poetry reveals that he regarded life as a tragedy, he also had a belief in humanity, a pride in human life which gave America a brief revival of the nobility of spirit in which it was founded. On this CD, Archibald MacLeish, a distinguished poet himself, reads many of Emerson's best-known works.

About the Author

Ralph Waldo Emerson was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1803. A self-proclaimed "Naturalist," Emerson founded a distinctly American philosophy emphasizing optimism, individuality, and mysticism. In the 1840's, his essays, speeches, and poetry defined him as a central character in the Trancendental movement, and ultimately shaped him into one of the most influential literary figures of the nineteenth century. He died of pneumonia in 1882 in Concord, Massachusetts.Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) was an essayist, poet, philosopher, and anti-slavery activist. Among his other notable books are A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers and Civil Disobedience.

Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982), was a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and author of such eminent works as Conquistador and J.B.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061663369
Author:
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Publisher:
Caedmon
Read by:
MacLeish, Archibald
Read:
MacLeish, Archibald
Author:
MacLeish, Archibald
Author:
by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Edition Description:
Audio
Publication Date:
20080916
Binding:
CD-audio
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.40x4.90x.30 in. .10 lbs.
Media Run Time:
060

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