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Walden

Author: Henry David Thoreau; Stephen Fender
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Series: World's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Walden is Thoreau's classic autobiographical account of his experiment in solitary living, his refusal to play by the rules of hard work and the accumulation of wealth, and above all the freedom it gave him to adapt his living to the natural world around him. This new edition traces the sources of Thoreau's reading and thinking and considers the author in the context of his birthplace and sense of history--social,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry David Thoreau; Stephen Fender
ISBN: 0192829823 9780192829825
OCLC Number: 37369254
Notes: "Chronology of Henry David Thoreau": pages [lii]-lvii.
Description: lvii, 375 pages : maps ; 19 cm.
Contents: Note on the text --
Select bibliography --
Chronology of Henry David Thoreau --
Map: Concord, Massachusetts --
Map: Concord area --
Walden --
Appendix --
Explanatory notes.
Series Title: World's classics.
Responsibility: Henry David Thoreau ; edited with an introduction and notes by Stephen Fender.
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In 1845 Henry David Thoreau left his home town to begin a new life alone, in a rough hut he built himself on the northwest shore of Walden Pond. This is his autobiographical account of his experiment  Read more...

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