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Ralph waldo emerson was an american transcendentalist poet, philosopher and essayist during the 19th century one of his best-known essays is self-reliance ralph waldo emerson was born on may. Need help on themes in henry david thoreau's walden most famously and directly in ralph waldo emerson's essay, self-reliance in fact, emerson was thoreau. An outline biography of the life of henry david thoreau author of the works 'walden' and 'civil disobedience' and participant in new england transcendentalism. Walt whitman, henry david thoreau and william james were major american poets like robert frost, of ralph waldo emerson transcendentalistscom read more at : enwikipediaorg the role of nature in transcendental poetry: emerson, thoreau. Ralph waldo emerson transcendentalism became a coherent movement and a sacred organization with the founding of the transcendental club in cambridge, massachusetts , on september 8, 1836 by prominent new england intellectuals, including george putnam (1807-78, the unitarian minister in roxbury ),  ralph waldo emerson , and frederic henry.
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