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The writings of Henry David Thoreau ...

Henry David Thoreau

The writings of Henry David Thoreau ...

by Henry David Thoreau

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 24011-29.
ContributionsTorrey, Bradford, 1843-1912., Sanborn, F. B. 1831-1917.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination20 v., plates
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13559632M
LC Control Number87746907
OCLC/WorldCa16441305

The selections from the polemical writings of Thoreau that make up Reform Papers represent every stage in his twenty-two years of active writing. Consequently, they are a microcosm of his literary career, allowing therreader to achieve a full sense of Thoreau’s evolution as a writer and thinker. In the essay "Henry David Thoreau, Philosopher" Roderick Nash wrote, "Thoreau left Concord in for the first of three trips to northern Maine. His expectations were high because he hoped to find genuine, primeval mater: Harvard College.

Thoreau’s Walden, ostensibly a simple account of a year spent alone in a cabin by a pond in the woods, is one of the most influential and complex books in American eight years in the writing,the first edition of was largely ignored, and it was not reprinted until , the year of Thoreau’s death. Henry David Thoreau, (born J , Concord, Massachusetts, U.S.—died May 6, , Concord), American essayist, poet, and practical philosopher, renowned for having lived the doctrines of Transcendentalism as recorded in his masterwork, Walden (), and for having been a vigorous advocate of civil liberties, as evidenced in the essay. The writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau; 42 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Correspondence, Civil disobedience, Solitude, American Authors, Ensayos estadounidenses, English prose literature, Resistance to Government, Resistencia civil, Política y gobierno, Resistance to government, Natural history, Slavery; Places: Estados Unidos; People: Henry David Thoreau.

The Writings of Henry David Thoreau () (Houghton Mifflin and Company ) The Younger Generation in (The Atlantic Monthly August ) Thomas Carlyle and His Works (Houghton Mifflin and Company ). Many of us will be familiar with Thoreau’s most famous book Walden, a paean to simple living, or the many pithy aphorisms attributed to him—one of the best known being that “the mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.”But who was Henry David Thoreau? Gosh, where to start. Thoreau was born in Concord, Massachusetts from, on his mother’s side, an old New England Scots-Quaker. From to Thoreau kept a Journal that began as a conventional record of ideas, grew into a writer’s notebook, and eventually became the principal imaginative work of his career. The source of much of his published writing, the Journal is also a record of both his interior life and his monumental studies of the natural history of his.


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