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The American Scholar (Ralph Waldo Emerson) Essays
In 1836, Emerson would publish the essay "Nature" of which the follow-up was "The American Scholar" -- a speech addressed to the Phi Beta Kappa Society in Cambridge, MA.
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Emerson changed the name of the essay for "The American Scholar".
Opening of the essay
* Emerson establishes the notion of an Independent American intelligentsia: no more dependence on Europe.
"Our day of dependence, our long apprenticeship to the learning of other lands, draws to a close.