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Great Short Works of Henry David Thoreau (Great Short Works Of...series)

Wendell Glick

Great Short Works of Henry David Thoreau (Great Short Works Of...series)

by Wendell Glick

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Published by Harpercollins .
Written in English


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Number of Pages400
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Open LibraryOL7284631M
ISBN 100060923792
ISBN 109780060923792
OCLC/WorldCa27764926

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Great Short Works of Henry David Thoreau. Here reprinted in one volume is a distinguished collection of works that reflect the full range of Thoreau's writing.

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Henry D. Thoreau Quotations. Many of us will be familiar with Thoreau’s most famous book Walden, a paean to simple living, or the many pithy aphorisms attributed to him—one of the best known being that “the mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.”But who was Henry David Thoreau.

Gosh, where to start. Thoreau was born in Concord, Massachusetts from, on his mother’s side, an old New England. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages ; 18 cm. Contents: Introduction by Wendell Glick --A note on the texts --A winter walk --Ktaadn --Letters to H.G.O.

Blake --Reform and the reformers --Resistance to civil government [Civil disobedience] --Friendship --The g fire to the Concord Woods () ; Death of a.

Henry David Thoreau lived in the mid-nineteenth century during turbulent times in America. He said he was born “in the nick of time” in Concord, Massachusetts, during the flowering of America when the transcendental movement was taking root and when the anti-slavery movement was rapidly gaining momentum.

Many authors and poets including Leo Tolstoy, Willa Cather, and William Butler Yeats have sung his praises and believed that, like Emerson, "The country knows not yet, or in the least part, how great a son it has lost." Henry David Thoreau was born at what is now the Thoreau Farm Trust in Concord, Massachusetts on 12 July to Cynthia (Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Great Short Works of Henry David Thoreau (, Paperback, Reprint) at the best .Thoreau's Life.

by Richard J. Schneider Henry David Thoreau () was born and lived nearly all his life in Concord, Massachusetts, a small town about twenty miles west of Boston. He received his education at the public school in Concord and at the private Concord Academy.