Nature: And Other Writings
Generations of readers have been inspired by Emerson's ideal of self-reliance, and his vision of nature as a manifestation of the divine spirit has profoundly influenced American naturalists and environmentalists from Thoreau's time to the present. These selections from the best-loved of Emerson's writings contain some of the most memorable and important expressions of American thought.
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