She was an essayist whose frequent contributions to the editorial pages of major newspapers had a loyal following.
ROBERT LEWIS BALFOUR STEVENSON (1850-1894), British essayist, novelist and poet, was the only child of Thomas Stevenson, civil engineer, and his wife, Margaret Isabella Balfour.
The essayist was the third son.
Emerson the essayist was a condensation of Emerson the lecturer.
As an author he was a clever essayist and epigrammatist.
The speech of prophecy is poetical and rhetorical, not strictly defined and logical like that of a modern essayist.