Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) used to be one of many seminal figures in American highbrow background, literature and tradition. In his time he used to be the stated chief of the Trascendentalist move; his poetic legacy stretches from Walt Whitman to Allen Ginsberg; his academic beliefs were embraced via many; and his spiritual recommendations vastly encouraged the advance of the Unitarian (later Unitarian Universalist) church.
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