Essays and other writings of Henry Thoreau

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Walter Scott , London
Statementedited, with a prefatory note, by Will H. Dircks.
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Collected in this volume with Thoreau's masterpiece *Walden* is a representative selection of Thoreau's signature essays: "Civil Disobedience," "Slavery in Massachusetts," "Walking," and "Wild Apples." These works by Thoreau are among those literary texts that I enjoy more each time I read them/5.

Essays and other writings of Henry Thoreau / edited, with a prefatory note, by Will H. Dircks () (Reprint) [Leatherbound] Thoreau, Henry David, Published by Pranava Books.

Walden in a box: Contents of writings of Henry David Thoreau: (1) Walden or Life in the Woods, (2), Economy, (3) Where I lived and What I lived For, (4) Reading, (5) Sounds, (6) Solitude (7) Visitors, (8) The Bean-Field, (9) The village, (10) The Ponds, (11) Baker Farm, (12) Higher Laws, (13) Brute Neighbors, (14) House Warming, (15) Former Inhabitants; and winter Visiters; (16) /5(K).

Thoreau, Henry David, Essays and other writings of Henry Thoreau. London: Walter Scott, [?] (OCoLC) Named Person: Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Henry David Thoreau; W H Dircks; Walter Scott Publishing Co.

The writings of H.D. are excellent, however the published structure of the essays is deplorable. There are no paragraphs and typos abound on every page, I recommend avoiding this version of Thoreau's writings, as they are very difficult to read/5(19).

Walden, in full Walden; or, Life in the Woods, series of 18 essays by Henry David Thoreau, published in An important contribution to New England Transcendentalism, the book was a record of Thoreau’s experiment in simple living on the northern shore of Walden Pond in eastern Massachusetts (–47).

With their call for "simplicity, simplicity, simplicity!”, for self-honesty, and for harmony with nature, the writings of Henry David Thoreau are perhaps the most influential philosophical works in all American literature.

The selections in this volume represent Thoreau /5(34). Thoreau gets name-dropped so often in my circle of friends and in other books I’ve read that I finally decided to read him. This collection has the important stuff – “Walden”, “Civil Disobedience” and “Life Without Principle”, as well as some other writings.4/5.

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Thoreau, definitive edition of Thoreau's works, directed by Elizabeth Hall Witherell. Contains biography, bibliography, research and manuscript material, links to related sites (on American literature, Transcendentalism, nature writing, natural history, environment).

This is a collection of letters written by American naturalist Henry David Thoreau. Henry David Thoreau ( – ) was an American poet, philosopher. Walden and Other Writings [Thoreau, Henry David] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Walden and Other Writings/5(11). Thoreau's books, articles, essays, journals, and poetry amount to more than 20 volumes.

Among his lasting contributions are his writings on natural history and philosophy, in which he anticipated the methods and findings of ecology and environmental history, two sources of modern-day environmentalism. Hailed as an early American environmentalist, Thoreau wrote essays on autumnal foliage, the succession of forest trees, and the dispersal of seeds, collected in Excursions.

Scientists regard these works as anticipating ecology, the study of interactions between species, places, and seasons. Henry David Thoreau: Collected Essays & Poems Edited by Elizabeth Hall Witherell “Seldom does a single book contain so much wisdom. The 27 essays collected here include such seminal works as ‘Civil Disobedience,’ ‘Walking,’ ‘Slavery in Massachusetts,’ ‘Wild Apples,’ and ‘Life Without Principle.’.

Henry David Thoreau, Walden, Civil Disobedience and Other Writings, 3rd edition, ed. William Rossi (New York & London: W.W. Norton & Co., ), + xiv pp., $10 paper. In the mids, the dedicated Thoreau scholar Walter Harding compiled a centennial checklist of Walden editions printed since the book's first publication.

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'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 inhe helped shape our notions of the individual, subsistence, and a moral relation to nature. Raising white beans and potatoes.

Henry D. Thoreau turned the content of his lectures into his essays, such as “Walking,” “Civil Disobedience” and “Slavery in Massachusetts.” Some of his essays he eventually incorporated into books, such as the essay about the trip he took during his Walden Pond years to Mount Katadhin that eventually became a part of Maine Woods.

This collection of fifty-three early pieces by Thoreau represents the full range of his youthful imagination. Collected, arranged, and carefully edited for the first time here, the writings date from to and cover a broad range of subjects: learning, morals, literature, history, politics, and love.

Civil Disobedience and Other Essays - Ebook written by Henry David Thoreau. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Civil Disobedience and Other Essays.

Hailed by Thomas Jefferson as "the best commentary on the principles of government which was ever written," The Federalist Papers is a collection of 85 essays published by Founding Fathers Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay from toas a means to persuade the public to ratify the Constitution of the United States.

With nearly two-thirds of the essays. Walden (/ ˈ w ɔː l d ən /; first published as Walden; or, Life in the Woods) is a book by transcendentalist Henry David 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.

By Elizabeth Witherell. During his lifetime, Henry Thoreau wrote and wrote and wrote — essays, books, poems, translations, letters, Journal entries — and what he wrote has become an important part of our heritage as Americans.

Even though Thoreau was born over years ago, the questions he raised—about the meaning of nature, about the need for wildness as a tonic.

Thoreau's books Thoreau's books, articles, essays, journals, and poetry total over 20 volumes. Among his lasting contributions were his writings on natural history and philosophy, where he anticipated the methods and findings of ecology and environmental history, two sources of modern day environmentalism.

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Civil Disobedience and Other Essays is a collection of some of Henry David Thoreau's most important essays. Contained in this volume are the following essays: Civil Disobedience, Natural History of Massachusetts, A Walk to Wachusett, The Landlord, A Winter Walk, The Succession of Forest Trees, Walking, Autumnal Tints, Wild Apples, Night and Moonlight, Aulus Persius Flaccus/5.

Walking, An abridgement of the essay by Henry David Thoreau by Wawrzonek, John; Thoreau, Henry David A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.

The spine remains undamaged. The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Seller Rating: % positive. Henry David Thoreau Writing Styles in Civil Disobedience, and Other Essays Henry David Thoreau This Study Guide consists of approximately 19 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Civil Disobedience, and Other Essays.

Henry D. Thoreau traveled to the backwoods of Maine in, and Originally published inand published now with a new introduction by Paul Theroux, this volume is a powerful telling of those journeys through a rugged The Writings of Henry David Thoreau: Journal, Volume 7: Henry David Thoreau.

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William Rossi is Associate Professor of English at the University of Oregon. He is the editor of Wild Apples and Other Natural History Essays, co-editor of Henry D. Thoreau, Journal 3: – and Journal 6 (Princeton University Press), and author of numerous articles on American : Norton, W.

W. & Company, Inc.— Henry David Thoreau in Essays and Other Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau, Will H. Dircks. To Practice This Thought: Check to see how your goodness fund is doing. Sign up to receive the Spiritual Practice of the Day by email.William Rossi is Associate Professor of English at the University of Oregon.

He is the editor of Wild Apples and Other Natural History Essays, co-editor of Henry D. Thoreau, Journal 3: and Journal 6 (Princeton University Press), and author of 4/5(1).