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Walden and other writings

Author: Henry David Thoreau; Joseph Wood Krutch
Publisher: New York, NY : Bantam Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Bantam Classic edView all editions and formats
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With their call for "simplicity, simplicity, simplicity!", for self-honesty, and for harmony with nature, the writings of Henry David Thoreau are perhaps the most influential philosophical works in all American literature. The selections in this volume represent Thoreau at his best. Included in their entirety are Walden, his indisputable masterpiece, and his two great arguments for nonconformity, Civil Disobedience  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry David Thoreau; Joseph Wood Krutch
ISBN: 055321246X 9780553212464
OCLC Number: 192018832
Description: 447 p. ; 18 cm.
Contents: A week on the Concord and Merrimack rivers --
Civil disobedience --
Walden --
Life without principle --
The Maine woods --
Cape Cod --
The journal.
Responsibility: by Henry Thoreau ; edited and with an introduction by Joseph Wood Krutch.

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With their call for "simplicity, simplicity, simplicity!", for self-honesty, and for harmony with nature, the writings of Henry David Thoreau are perhaps the most influential philosophical works in all American literature. The selections in this volume represent Thoreau at his best. Included in their entirety are Walden, his indisputable masterpiece, and his two great arguments for nonconformity, Civil Disobedience and Life Without Principle. A lifetime of brilliant observation of nature -- and of himself -- is recorded in selections from A Week On The Concord and Merrimack Rivers, Cape Cod, The Maine Woods and The Journal.

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