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Thoreau"s library

Walter Roy Harding

Thoreau"s library

by Walter Roy Harding

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Published by University of Virginia Press in Charlottesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Books and reading

  • Edition Notes

    97 01 21

    Statementby Walter Harding
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3053 H33
    The Physical Object
    Pagination102 p. ;
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26576456M

    Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Begun in at the recommendation of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Thoreau's Journal covers a period of 25 years until just before his death. The work provided much raw material for his books, and it remains a fascinating record of his thought as it developed over time. Walden by Henry David Thoreau is one of the best-known non-fiction books written by an American. Published in , it details Thoreau’s life for two years, two months, and two days around the shores of .

    Thoreau's Walden (Book): Smith, Tim: Walden Pond is a sublime place of peace and spirituality. Writer and philosopher Henry David Thoreau built a one-room house in and lived on the shores of the pond for two years, two months, and two days. It is this experiment in independent living that draws millions of people to visit the pond and to pay homage to the man sometimes called the father. Walden (first published as Walden; or, Life in the Woods) is a book by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau. The text is a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and to some degree a manual for self-reliance.

    Based on several trips to the Cape and originally published as a series of articles, Henry David Thoreau's Cape Cod is a remarkable work that depicts the natural beauty of Cape Cod and the nature that surrounds it. Thoreau, a consummate lover of the outdoors and nature is right at home in the Cape and he details his excitement of the area with naturalist portraits of the/5. Jun 29,  · The library was also indispensable to his later literary career and work as a naturalist. Thoreau told Emerson’s son Edward that Harvard’s library was the “the best gift” the College had to offer. At Harvard he also began his habit of copying passages that struck him, filling 20 “commonplace” notebooks with a million catholicyoungadultsofsc.com: Richard Higgins.


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His books are selling at an unprecedented rate. People are particularly drawn to his belief of finding spirituality in nature — a philosophy woven throughout his books and essays.

As our lives become ever more complex, we hunger for simplicity and a communion with nature that Thoreau insists will lead to truth and spiritual renewal.

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Mar 08,  · Thoreau paid for the publishing costs of the book himself. Unfortunately, the book didn’t sell well and the publisher, James Munroe and Company, returned the remaining copies to Thoreau.

In a letter to a friend, Thoreau said: “I have now a library of nearly nine hundred volumes, over seven hundred of which I wrote myself.”. Henry David Thoreau () was a writer and philosopher as well as a naturalist. Walden is considered his masterpiece. Photo by Benjamin D.

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Find a Good Book; King County Library Student Accounts access to. Digital Thoreau. A collaborative initiative of the Walden Woods Project, The Thoreau Society, and SUNY Geneseo, offering a “fluid text” edition of Walden that traces the work’s development across its seven manuscript versions, as well as a social reading platform for exchanging ideas in the margins of Thoreau’s works.

Sep 14,  · Books from Thoreau’s library. (Photo: catholicyoungadultsofsc.com) Henry David Thoreau, an American writer famous for writing “Civil Disobedience” () and “Walden” (), lived at the edge of Walden Pond near Concord, Massachusetts from to He built his own house, planted his own beans and lived as simply as possible.

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"I have now a library of nearly volumes over of which I wrote myself--"Journal, October 28, (Thoreau's first book, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers, sold poorly and the publisher returned unsold copies to the author.) Although Henry David Thoreau has earned an international reputation as a naturalist, social philosopher, and literary artist of the first rank, no.

This Library of America edition collects for the first time in one volume the four full-length works in which Henry David Thoreau combined his poetic sensibility, classical learning, philosophical austerity, and Yankee love of practical detail into literary masterpieces on humanity’s communion with nature.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Henry David Thoreau (Thoreau, Henry David, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.

Thoreau, Henry David, Cape Cod (New York: T. Crowell and Co., c), illust. by Clifton Johnson (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML) Thoreau, Henry David, Excursions, contrib. by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Walden, and On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. This Library of America series edition is printed on acid-free paper and features Smyth-sewn binding, a full cloth cover, and a ribbon marker.

Henry David Thoreau: Collected Essays & Poems is kept in print by gifts to the Guardians of American Letters Fund in honor of Martin E. Segal. I have read in a Hindoo book, that “there was a king’s son, who, being expelled in infancy from his native city, was brought up by a forester, and, growing up to maturity in that state, imagined himself to belong to the barbarous race with which he lived.

The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions.

Thoreau’s work disconcerts most by its lack of clear boundaries. It is like swamp or thick woods; it’s hard to say where it starts or stops.

You begin by reading a book and find that you have crossed over into a life. As if seeking to become his own writing, Thoreau made his life into [ ]. Thoreau's Reading charts Henry Thoreau's intellectual growth and its relation to his literary career fromwhen he entered Harvard College, to his death in It also furnishes a catalogue of nearly fifteen hundred entries of his reading.

Henry David Thoreau (see name pronunciation; July 12, – May 6, ) was an American essayist, poet, and philosopher. A leading transcendentalist, he is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay "Civil Disobedience" (originally published as "Resistance to Civil Government"), an argument for disobedience to an unjust catholicyoungadultsofsc.com mater: Harvard College.

Jul 11,  · Thoreau’s classic “is a book about breaking away from life as usual, life as stultifying and enforced by the conformity of your social group.

So the worse things get in these ways, the better it is for ‘Walden,’ that is, the percolation of the book.”.Read the full-text online edition of Henry David Thoreau's Walden (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Henry David Thoreau's Walden.

Henry David Thoreau's Walden. By Harold Bloom. No cover image. Henry David Thoreau's Walden. By Harold Bloom Brooks Atkinson Modern Library.Transcendentalist, tax resister, abolitionist, historian, author and poet Henry David Thoreau () is best known for his book catholicyoungadultsofsc.comu pioneered the field of ecology and environmentalism by writing about his observations in nature and his philosophies of limiting the role of government.