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    • Emerson

    • The Mind on Fire
    • By: Robert D. Richardson
    • Narrated by: Michael McConnohie
    • Length: 26 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ralph Waldo Emerson is one of the most important figures in the history of American thought, religion, and literature. The vitality of his writings and the unsettling power of his example continue to influence us more than a hundred years after his death. Now Robert D. Richardson Jr. brings to life an Emerson very different from the old stereotype of the passionless Sage of Concord.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining, erudite, engaging

    • By John on 12-11-12

    Regular price: $39.95

    • First We Read, Then We Write: Emerson on the Creative Process

    • By: Robert D. Richardson
    • Narrated by: Gary D. MacFadden
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 32
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      4 out of 5 stars 22

    Writing was the central passion of Emerson's life. While his thoughts on the craft are well developed in "The Poet", "The American Scholar", Nature, "Goethe", and "Persian Poetry", less well known are the many pages in his private journals devoted to the relationship between writing and reading. Here, for the first time, is the Concord Sage's energetic, exuberant, and unconventional advice on the idea of writing, focused and distilled by the preeminent Emerson biographer at work today.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Good Way to learn about Emerson!!!!!

    • By Kelly Miers on 12-31-15

    Regular price: $6.95