Emerson: The Mind on Fire
Professor Robert Richardson talked about his book, Emerson: The Mind on Fire, published by the University of California Press. It focuses on the life of Ralph Waldo Emerson, the famous mid-19th century author. He also talked about the cluster of famous authors active in Concord, Massachusetts with Emerson, including Henry David Thoreau and Nathaniel Hawthorne. Emerson is considered to be a force in the formation of the early American republic. close
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