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Author: Henry David Thoreau; Bradford Torrey; Francis H Allen
Publisher: New York, Dover Publications [1962]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In hundreds of dated entries, Thoreau reported on the natural and social world as he saw it. His interest ranged over an incredibly wide area: birds and flowers, Greek classics, writing as an art, mammals, early Americana, Oriental literature, grasses; and his Journal includes them all. We can read his views on slavery and on the problem of the individual's relation to the State, views that every day become more  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862.
Journal.
New York, Dover Publications [1962]
(OCoLC)581221689
Named Person: Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry David Thoreau; Bradford Torrey; Francis H Allen
ISBN: 0486203123 9780486203126
OCLC Number: 192855
Description: 14 volumes (x, 1804 pages) in 2. illustrations, portrait, 2 maps (1 folded) facsimile 32 cm
Contents: v. 1, vols 1-7 --
v. 2, vols 8-14.
Other Titles: Journal of Henry David Thoreau
Journal of Henry D. Thoreau
Responsibility: Edited by Bradford Torrey and Francis H. Allen. With a foreword by Walter Harding.

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"In hundreds of dated entries, Thoreau reported on the natural and social world as he saw it. His interest ranged over an incredibly wide area: birds and flowers, Greek classics, writing as an art, mammals, early Americana, Oriental literature, grasses; and his Journal includes them all. We can read his views on slavery and on the problem of the individual's relation to the State, views that every day become more pertinent. Furthermore, the Journal is still an untapped mine of information on mid-19th century American word usage, folklore, regional proverbs and social mores."--Jacket.

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