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Thoreau of Walden : the man and his eventful life

Author: Henry Beetle Hough
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1956.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hough, Henry Beetle, 1896-
Thoreau of Walden.
New York : Simon and Schuster, 1956
(OCoLC)647053518
Named Person: Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Beetle Hough
OCLC Number: 275500
Description: 275 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part I: Introductory --
To Walden --
Giant-size truth --
Part II: The sun rose clear --
Thoreau's on Long Wharf --
Near Trillium Wood --
Uncle Charles --
Shops, farms, and hearthstones --
A family --
Childhood memories --
A mess of learning --
Harvard --
Ventures in nonconformity --
Emerson at Concord --
"My young friend" --
"They loved John" --
Part III: A man has not everything to do --
Henry and the church tax --
Lovely Ellen Sewall --
River journey --
Spring, summer, romance --
Words and huckleberries --
In Emerson's house --
New arrivals at Concord --
Sam staples and others --
Part IV: "I do not like their cities" --
Hunger of the heart --
Literary quest --
Greeley and the great ones --
Part V: Living is so dear --
Concord in the sun --
The fire at Fair Haven --
A bell is rung, a voice is raised --
To the pond --
The hut --
To live sturdily --
Friends and acquaintances --
Stone walls --
Book ---
Out of the woods --
Once more at Emerson's --
Part VI: A district fruit and kernel --
Certain wild flavors --
Huge and real, Cape Cod --
A great wave came --
The nearer home, the deeper --
A law under foot --
Friends in the outdoors --
To see how the pine lives --
This is authorship --
The wealth of his truth --
Part VII: At the sign of the shrub oak --
"I am a commoner" --
Love by refusal --
New friends --
"To be men first" --
The age of miracles --
The great Walt --
Errand to mankind --
The tender side of Henry --
Part VIII: November --
Another walk, another row --
Old John Brown --
A word for nature --
The far journeys --
Elegy --
The voice unstilled --
Walden down to date --
Afterword.
Responsibility: by Henry Beetle Hough.

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