Author : Harold Bloom
Description:Emerson was a preacher, lecturer, poet, essayist, and quite possibly the central figure of the American Renaissance. This volume collects some of the best essay to have been written in Emerson criticism during the course of the last halfcentury. This title, Ralph Waldo Emerson, part of Chelsea House Publishers Modern Critical Views series, examines the major works of Ralph Waldo Emerson through full-length critical essays by expert literary critics. In addition, this title features a short biography on Ralph Waldo Emerson, a chronology of the authors life, and an introductory essay written by Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities, Yale University.