Essays & Lectures Characters

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

This is the book's author. He is an eminent thinker of the nineteenth century. Throughout the book, he espouses many of his own views and values about the world. He was a highly respected man. Much of his life centered around Boston, Massachusetts. It is not possible to present his entire philosophy within this small section. After all, there is a reason why his ideas have been presented throughout his numerous works. He was relatively prolific, which is why the compendium is immense.

During the course of the work he presents much of his philosophy. He also sets up his work to be understood within the greater global context so that the differentiations between the European Scholar and the American Scholar are spelled out for posterity.

Joel Porte

This is an editor. He is listed as being responsible for writing many of the notes. He has...

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