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Review: Nature and Selected Essays

User Review  - Melissa Rudder - Goodreads

I can't resist Emerson. I enjoyed Nature much less than "Self Reliance" but I still found myself admiring his prose. For a writer who said "I hate quotations," he sure supplies a plethora of pithy ... Read full review

Review: Nature and Selected Essays

User Review  - Christie - Goodreads

I think I may have enjoyed this more if I hadn't had to schlep through it in a very very unlively class. In Nature, Emerson lays down the basic philosophy of the transcendentalists. It is important to ... Read full review

Review: Nature and Selected Essays

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

The parts about nature and language are particularly engaging, but the central thrust of his argument is quite simple when it all boils down. I don't know, Emerson is a lot of bombast and not much results. Read full review

Review: Nature and Selected Essays

User Review  - Nicholas - Goodreads

Very short ("Nature") but a worthwhile read overall. Read full review

Review: Nature and Selected Essays

User Review  - Anne Nikoline - Goodreads

I read this for my course in the English Renaissances, and I to be honest I am not sure if I would have chosen it for myself. That said, I am very delighted to have read this - to own a copy - because ... Read full review

Review: Nature and Selected Essays

User Review  - John Martindale - Goodreads

I imagine it was a mistake to listen to the audiobook, for I found it rather hard to follow most of the time, I am guessing if I read it I would have enjoyed it far more. Read full review

Review: Nature and Selected Essays

User Review  - Yuki - Goodreads

It's not very exciting to read and I keep putting it aside to read other books first. Maybe someday I will finish this. Read full review

Review: Nature and Selected Essays

User Review  - Samantha Dozier - Goodreads

Great example of American Romantic literature, but Emerson's redundancy and hypocracy wasn't for me. Read full review

Review: Nature and Selected Essays

User Review  - Erica - Goodreads

Nature is endlessly frustrating, but simultaneously endlessly valuable. Emerson repeats himself incessantly and the text is more sermon than prose. But, Nature (albeit initally anonymously self ... Read full review

Review: Nature and Selected Essays

User Review  - Angie - Goodreads

Whew! Emerson is a challenge, but worth it. Read full review


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