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The writings of Henry David Thoreau.

Henry David Thoreau

The writings of Henry David Thoreau.

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin and company in Boston and New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWith bibliographical introductions and full indexes. In ten volumes.
ContributionsScudder, Horace Elisha, 1838-1902., Blake, H. G. O., Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882., Sanborn, F. B. 1831-1917.
The Physical Object
Pagination11 v.
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17729979M
LC Control Number04013875
OCLC/WorldCa3901908


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Books On-line. The Writings of Thoreau. Walden Woods. The major source of Thoreau's works on-line. The Thoreau Reader.

Annotated works of Thoreau. Henry David Thoreau On-line. A thorough collection of Thoreau's works in html, including books, essays, correspondence and many poems.

Thoreau Works. Multiple links to works on-line. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau (20 volumes) Author Thoreau, Henry David Format/binding Leather bound Book condition Used Quantity available 1 Edition Walden edition Binding Hardcover Publisher Houghton Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press Place of Publication Boston Date published Keywords Thoreau; works; set; BOSTON NoteBook Edition: Walden Edition.

Synopsis. Henry David Thoreau was born on Jin Concord, Massachusetts. He began writing nature poetry in the s, with poet Ralph Waldo Emerson as a mentor and friend.

In he began his famous two-year stay on Walden Pond, which he wrote about in his master work, Walden. He also became known for his beliefs in Transcendentalism Born: The Writings of Henry David Thoreau () PUBLISHERS’ ADVERTISEMENT This edition of the writings of Thoreau is complete in a way which was impossible in the case of all previous editions, for it contains his entire Journal, which has only recently become available for publication.

The Maine Woods is a characteristically Thoreauvian book: a personal account of exploration, of exterior and interior discovery in a natural setting, conveyed in taut, workmanlike prose. Thoreau’s evocative renderings of the life of the primitive forest — its mountains, waterways, fauna, flora, and inhabitants — are valuable in themselves.

A friend and neighbor to another celebrated figure in the nineteenth century transcendentalist movement, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Thoreau was mentored by Emerson. "The Writings of Henry David Thoreau" is part of a 20 volume collection of Thoreau's work initially published in This Edition contains the first 7 volumes of this collection: I/5(13).

On or about J Henry David Thoreau was detained in Concord for nonpayment of the poll tax, and he spent the night in the Concord Jail.

He described his experience in jail thus: "The rooms were whitewashed once a month; and this one, at least, was the whitest, most simply furnished, and probably the neatest apartment in the town."4/5. Rulon-Miller Books (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title The writings Author Thoreau, Henry David Book condition Used Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher Houghton Mifflin and Co.

[at the Riverside Press] Place of Publication Boston & New York Date published Keywords Sets, Leather, Transcendentalists, Transcendentalism Note. The selections from the polemical writings of Thoreau that make up Reform Papers represent every stage in his twenty-two years of active writing.

Consequently, they are a microcosm of his literary career, allowing therreader to achieve a full sense of Thoreau’s evolution as a writer and thinker. American essayist, poet, and philosopher Henry David Thoreau died on May 6,in Concord, Massachusetts.

Thoreau was born in in Concord, Massachusetts, the third child of a feckless small businessman named John Thoreau and his bustling wife, Cynthia Dunbar Thoreau. Though his family moved the following year, they returned in Even.

Thoreau's books, articles, essays, journals, and poetry amount to more than 20 volumes. Among his lasting contributions are his writings on natural history and philosophy, in which he anticipated the methods and findings of ecology and environmental history, two sources of modern-day mater: Harvard College.

The writings of Henry David Thoreau Item Preview remove-circle (Rare Books Department) set no. of the limited edition Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) has a sheet of Thoreau manuscript laid into the beginning of Volume 1 Addeddate In the late summer of Thoreau and his elder brother John made a two-week boat-and-hiking trip from Concord, Massachusetts, to the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

After John’s sudden death inHenry began to prepare a memorial account of their excursion. Walden by Henry David Thoreau Walden (first published as Walden; or, Life in the Woods) is an American book written by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings.

The Writings of Henry David Thoreau () (Houghton Mifflin and Company ) The Younger Generation in (The Atlantic Monthly August ) Thomas Carlyle and His Works (Houghton Mifflin and Company ).

The second edition of Walden came out after Henry died, and the book has never gone out of print since. Works Cited. Thoreau, Henry David. “I:Oct. ” The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau: Journal I, edited by Bradford Torrey.

Boston, Houghton Mifflin, —. “IX:   The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Volume 4 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From to Thoreau kept a Journal tha /5. From to Thoreau kept a Journal that began as a conventional record of ideas, grew into a writer’s notebook, and eventually became the principal imaginative work of his career.

The source of much of his published writing, the Journal is also a record of both his interior life and his monumental studies of the natural history of his.

From toThoreau kept a Journal that began as a conventional record of ideas, grew into a writer’s notebook, and eventually became the principal imaginative work of his career. The source of much of his published writing, the Journal is also a record of his interior life and of his monumental studies of the natural history of his.

The writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau; 42 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Correspondence, Civil disobedience, Solitude, American Authors, Ensayos estadounidenses, English prose literature, Resistance to Government, Resistencia civil, Política y gobierno, Resistance to government, Natural history, Slavery; Places: Estados Unidos; People: Henry David Thoreau.

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.

Walden, series of 18 essays by Henry David Thoreau, published in and considered his masterwork. An important contribution to New England Transcendentalism, the book was a record of Thoreau’s experiment in simple living on Walden Pond in Massachusetts (–47).

It focuses on self-reliance and individualism. 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 Scots-Quaker. About Walden and Other Writings. Henry David Thoreau’s vision of personal freedom is indelibly etched on the American consciousness.

‘We need the tonic of wildness,’ Thoreau wrote in Walden, and by turning his back on town amenities to build a house on Walden Pond inhe helped shape our notions of the individual, subsistence, and a moral relation to nature.

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Excursions and Poems: The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Volume V (of 20) A few of Thoreau's poems, taken from the "Week" and elsewhere, were added by Mr. Emerson to the volume entitled "Letters to Various Persons" which he brought out inbut it was not till the volume of "Miscellanies" was issued in the Riverside Edition that xivthe otherwise unpublished verse of his that had.With the publication of The Writings of Henry D.

Thoreau, Princeton University Press joins university presses throughout the United States which are cooperating in the major project, organized by the center for editions of American authors and sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, to make the work of major American writers available in authoritative : The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Volume 6 The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn: Author: Henry David Thoreau: Editors: Horace Elisha Scudder, Harrison Gray Otis Blake: Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: Feb 9, Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.