Self-Reliance: The Wisdom of Ralph Waldo Emerson as Inspiration for Daily Living

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Richard Whelan
Harmony/Rodale, 05/11/1991 - 208 páginas
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A finely honed abridgement of Emerson's principal essays with an introduction that clarifies the essence of Emerson's ideas and establishes their relevance to our own troubled era. This is the first truly accessible edition of Emerson's work, revealing him to be one of America's wisest teachers.

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While a good introduction to Emerson, I found myself suspicious of Whelan´s invasive editing, especially given his propensity for rewording phrases or offering parenthetical explanations that ... Ler crítica na íntegra

Self-reliance: the wisdom of Ralph Waldo Emerson as inspiration for daily living

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This abridgement of 16 of Emerson's essays claims to present the "essence of Emerson.'' By extracting what he considers to be Emerson's most spiritually satisfying passages, Whelan attempts to make ... Ler crítica na íntegra

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A Note on the Text
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The OverSoul
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Richard Whelan was a cultural historian, writer, and editor who published acclaimed biographies about the photographers Robert Capa and Alfred Stieglitz, and books about the Korean War and photography. His titles include Robert Capa: A Biography and Double Take: A Comparative Look at Photographs. He died in 2007.

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