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Henry Thoreau : a life of the mind

Author: Robert D Richardson
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a view of Thoreau's life and his extraordinary achievement in their nineteenth-century context.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Richardson
ISBN: 0520054954 9780520054950 0520063465 9780520063464
OCLC Number: 12946880
Description: x, 455 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1837 Return to Concord --
1838-1840 The ethical imperatives to transcendentalism --
1841-1843 American reformation --
1843-1845 The road to Walden Pond --
1846-1849 The profession of letters --
1849-1851 The language of the leopard --
1851-1852 New books, new worlds --
1852-1854 Walden, or the triumph of the organic --
1854-1862 The economy of nature.
Responsibility: Robert D. Richardson, Jr. ; designed and illustrated by Barry Moser.

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Offers a view of Thoreau's life and his extraordinary achievement in their nineteenth-century context.

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