Emerson's transcendentalism greatly influenced him, and Strauss's Leben Jesu left its mark upon his thought.
Emerson's Representative Men (1850); Kant's Trriume eines Geistersehers (1766; the best edition by Kehrbach, Leipzig, 1880); J.
The most noteworthy critical handling of the subject in English is unquestionably Emerson's in Representative Men.
Emerson's interest showed that Carlyle's fame was already spreading in America.
By Emerson's management he also received something during the same period from American publishers.
Emerson's verdict upon a greater thinker - that his was " not a mind to nestle in " - may be true of Herbart, but there can be no doubt as to the stimulating force of this master.
Emerson's early sermons were simple, direct, unconventional.
Carlyle introduced Emerson's Essays into England.
A passage in Emerson's Diary, written on his homeward voyage, strikes the keynote of his remaining life.
It might be called "English Traits and American Confessions," for nowhere does Emerson's Americanism come out more strongly.
But as the irrepressible conflict drew to a head Emerson's hesitation vanished.
Emerson's style is brilliant, epigrammatic, gem-like; clear in sentences, obscure in paragraphs.
But the genius from which it came - the swift faculty of perception, the lofty imagination, the idealizing spirit enamoured of reality - was the secret source of all Emerson's greatness as a speaker and as a writer.
- Emerson's Complete Works, Riverside edition, edited by J.