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Walden and other writings

Author: Henry David Thoreau; Joseph Wood Krutch
Publisher: New York, NY : Bantam Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)192018832
Named Person: Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry David Thoreau; Joseph Wood Krutch
ISBN: 9780553900774 0553900773
OCLC Number: 497835350
Description: 1 online resource (447 pages)
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 David Thoreau ; edited and with an introduction by Joseph Wood Krutch.

Abstract:

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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