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An Emerson for Our Time
Brooks Memorial Library
Drawing on Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essays “The American Scholar,” “Self-Reliance,” and “Experience,” Amherst professor Barry O’Connell explores the many ways Emerson’s writings continue to offer insights that can make our lives more open and fruitful.
For more information
- Ralph Waldo Emerson page at Biography.com
Selections From Emerson’s “Self Reliance”: