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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in [Folcroft, Pa.] .
Written in English



  • New England


  • Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 -- Books and reading.,
  • Books and reading -- New England -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPS3053 .F6
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p.
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5056488M
ISBN 100841442355
LC Control Number74019264

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That entry from the journal of Henry David Thoreau, and the intellectual journey it began, would by themselves be enough to place Thoreau in the American pantheon. His attempt to “live deliberately” in a small woods at the edge of his hometown of Concord has been a touchstone for individualists and seekers since the publication of Walden in /5().   Richardson's books included “Thoreau: A Life of the Mind"; ”Emerson: The Mind on Fire," winner of the Francis Parkman Prize in ; and “William James: In the Maelstrom of American. Following the publication ofA Week on the Concord and Merrimack Riversin May , Thoreau’s life began a quiet as a result of the reception of the book, but partly owing also to the development of new interests and a newfound stability in the routines of his life, his literary habits—his reading, especially—changed and began to settle into patterns that would.   After John Thoreau died of tetanus in , Thoreau decided to publish the book as a tribute to him and worked on the early drafts of the book while living at Walden Pond from to Thoreau paid for the publishing costs of the book himself.

Thoreau underscores this coexistence of animal and higher qualities in "Solitude," in which he describes man as simultaneously a physical entity and as an intellectual spectator within his own body. Some men show intelligence, perception, and a relation to nature. 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.   A loafer of everyday life that takes us on his philosophical walks, at the height of man, at the height of a Thoreau fascinated by the here and now. Here are some themes important to Thoreau, which constitute the relief of his reflection, especially in his .   The caricature has been drawn so many times and so redundantly that Robert Sullivan spent an entire book, published in , trying to excavate Thoreau from .

In addition to Civil Disobedience (), Thoreau is best known for his book Walden (), which documents his experiences living alone on Walden Pond in Massachusetts from to Throughout his life, Thoreau emphasized the importance of individuality and self-reliance. Thoreau’s Reading charts Henry Thoreau’s intellectual growth and its relation to his literary career from , when he entered Harvard College, to his death in The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University. henry david thoreau a descriptive bibliography pittsburgh series in bibliography Posted By Zane GreyPublishing TEXT ID d80ed Online PDF Ebook Epub Library Henry David Thoreau Wikipedia henry david thoreau sprich o oder o 12 eine biographie suhrkamp berlin isbn 3 5 ralph waldo emerson thoreau in drei ansprachen uber bildung religion und henry david thoreau. About this Item: The Heritage Press, New York, Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. No Jacket. Art by Thomas W. Nason (illustrator). 1st Edition thus. shelf. Gold-stamped natural linen. Lightly aged endpapers, a tad musty. Neatly penned name FEP, clean text. Lacks slipcase. Very handsome edition of the classic p. Book. Seller.