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A historical guide to Henry David Thoreau

Author: William E Cain
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series: Historical guides to American authors.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The editor of this text includes contributions concerning Thoreau's relationship with 19th century authority and concepts of the land, making the text appeal to those who appreciate Thoreau for his  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks and manuals
History
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Guides, manuels, etc
Named Person: Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William E Cain
ISBN: 0195138627 9780195138627 0195138635 9780195138634
OCLC Number: 42771763
Description: viii, 285 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.
Contents: Henry David Thoreau, 1817-1862 : a brief biography / William E. Cain --
Thoreau, manhood, and race : quiet desperation versus representative isolation / Dana D. Nelson --
Domesticity on Walden Pond / Cecelia Tichi --
Romancing the real : Thoreau's technology of inscription / Laura Dassow Walls --
The theory, practice, and influence of Thoreau's Civil disobedience / Lawrence A. Rosenwald --
"That terrible Thoreau" : Concord and its hermit / Robert A. Gross.
Series Title: Historical guides to American authors.
Responsibility: edited by William E. Cain.
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