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New essays on Walden

Author: Robert Freeman Sayre
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York ; Victoria : Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Series: The American novel
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A review of Thoreau's classic from four important contemporary perspectives - promotional, ecological, philosophical, and literary - is prefaced by a short biography of the author, an account of the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: [études diverses]
études diverses
Named Person: Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Freeman Sayre
ISBN: 0521414350 9780521414357
OCLC Number: 468385568
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 115-117.
Description: VIII-117 p. ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface; 1. Introduction Robert F. Sayre; 2. Henry Thoreau enters the American canon Lawrence Buell; 3. Fishing in the sky Anne Labastille; 4. The crosscurrents of Walden's pastoral H. Daniel Peck; 5. Walden and the politics of contemporary literary theory Michael R. Fischer; Notes; Bibliography.
Series Title: The American novel
Responsibility: ed ; by Robert F. Sayre.
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"Read alongside Walden, I can think of no better way to introduce undergraduates to Thoreau and to issues of contemporary cultural criticism." Jane Bennett, Canadian Review of American Studies Read more...

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