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Henry David Thoreau

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, 1987.
Series: Modern critical views.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of critical essays on the fiction of Henry David Thoreau, arranged in chronological order of original publication.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 0877546975 9780877546979
OCLC Number: 14905989
Description: viii, 276 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Words / Stanley Cavell --
"The shipwreck" / James McIntosh --
Thoreau's vision of the natural world / Loren Eiseley --
Thoreau's Maine woods Indians / Philip F. Gura --
Walden's false bottoms / Walter Benn Michaels --
"Plowing Homeward" / Eric J. Sundquist --
"The being of language, the language of being" / John Carlos Rowe --
Thoreau's narrative art in "Civil disobedience" / Barry Wood --
Rags and meanness / Richard Bridgman --
Suspectable repetitions / John Hildebidle --
Walden and "the curse of trade" / Michael T. Gilmore --
Thoreau's dawn and the Lake School's night / Robert Weisbuch.
Series Title: Modern critical views.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.

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