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Henry David Thoreau.

Joseph Wood Krutch

Henry David Thoreau.

by Joseph Wood Krutch

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Published by W. Sloane Associates in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862,
    • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography,
    • Intellectuals -- United States -- Biography,
    • Naturalists -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      GenreBiography.
      SeriesThe American men of letters series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3053 .K7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 298 p.
      Number of Pages298
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6031646M
      LC Control Number48008483
      OCLC/WorldCa909965

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      Walden describes a two-year period that Thoreau spent living alone next to a remote pond. He built his own cabin and lived as self-sufficiently as possible, aided only occasionally by his family. The work is a rumination on self-reliance, the majesty of nature and the duty of the individual to express one's singularity. It his best known work and is still very widely read today.4/5(76). Henry David Thoreau's vision of personal freedom is indelibly etched on the American consciousness. 'We need the tonic of wildness,' Thoreau wrote in Walden, and by turning his back on town amenities to build a house on Walden Pond in , he helped shape our notions of the individual, subsistence, and a moral relation to nature.

      Walden and On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau. Table of Contents Economy Where I Lived, and What I Lived For Reading Sounds Solitude Visitors The Bean-Field The Village The Ponds Baker Farm Higher Laws Brute Neighbors House-Warming Winter Animals The Pond in Winter Spring Conclusion ON THE DUTY OF CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE. Works of Henry David Thoreau by Outlet Book Company Staff and Random House $ In the Words of Henry David Thoreau book by editors of Country Beautiful


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