Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, abolitionist, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.
He is today seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society.
Collected here in one convenient volume is Ralph Waldo Emerson's First Series and Second Series of essays.
The collection includes both Self-Reliance and Nature.
Essays - First Series
Essays - Second Series