The daily Henry David Thoreau : a year of quotes from the man who lived in season (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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The daily Henry David Thoreau : a year of quotes from the man who lived in season

Author: Henry David Thoreau; Laura Dassow Walls
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As Laura Dassow Walls writes in her foreword, "Thoreau's notion of living in season sets the keynote for this collection. These quotes invite us to pay full attention to each moment as it passes, with all our senses, taste and touch and smell as well as sight and hearing-to attend to the phenomenology of the great cycles of growth, decay and renewal. This slender volume thus embodies, in small compass, Thoreau's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Quotations
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry David Thoreau; Laura Dassow Walls
ISBN: 9780226624969 022662496X
OCLC Number: 1104855886
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 186 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Henry David Thoreau, Laura Dassow Walls.

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"As Laura Dassow Walls writes in her foreword, "Thoreau's notion of living in season sets the keynote for this collection. These quotes invite us to pay full attention to each moment as it passes, with all our senses, taste and touch and smell as well as sight and hearing-to attend to the phenomenology of the great cycles of growth, decay and renewal. This slender volume thus embodies, in small compass, Thoreau's own ambition to write "a book of the seasons, each page of which should be written in its own season and out-of-doors." The book provides daily glimpses into the insight, quirkiness and brilliance of Thoreau"--

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"The sage of Walden Pond is himself in the mix with The Daily Henry David Thoreau, a quote-a-day compendium from Thoreau biographer Laura Dassow Walls of some of his best observations. In a pandemic Read more...

 
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