Nature

Author: Ralph Emerson

  • Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Published: 07 Aug 2008
  • Series: Penguin Great Ideas
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Synopsis

Originally published anonymously, Nature was the first modern essay to recommend the appreciation of the outdoors as an all-encompassing positive force. Emerson's writings were recognized as uniquely American in style and content, and launched the idea of going for a walk as a new way of looking at the world.

Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.

Product details

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780141036823
  • Size: 111 x 181mm
  • Pages: 128
  • Published: 07 Aug 2008
  • Publisher: Penguin
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