Friend of Ralph Waldo Emerson, influenced by the realities of the world

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Friend of Ralph Waldo Emerson, influenced by the realities of the world - However, her intellectual interests received...
However, her intellectual interests received their most formative guidance and direction from her friend, Ralph Waldo Emerson. Indeed, when she read a letter from Emerson in which he said, "Grief, passion, disaster are only ma terials of art, she could not help but think of Emerson as greater than Plato or Goethe, since he was more modern than they and presented a synthesis of both to her. As her poetry matured and gained in depth of feeling and understanding, Emma became in creasingly aware of the realities of the world in which she lived.

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  1. The Los Angeles Times,
  2. 21 Aug 1949, Sun,
  3. Page 93

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