Heedless of his friends' advice to live in a more orthodox manner, he determinedly pursued his own inner bent - that of a poet-philosopher - in prose and verse, in his masterpiece Walden, from which this work is taken.
Edited by noted Thoreau scholar Jeffrey S. Cramer, this edition is the new standard for those interested in discovering the great thinker's influential ideas about everything from environmentalism to limited government.ctosucselconspe.tk
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He graduated from Harvard in , the same year he began his lifelong Journal. The Transcendentalists' faith in nature was tested by Thoreau between and when he lived for twenty-six months in a homemade hut at Walden Pond. While living at Walden, Thoreau worked on the two books published during his lifetime: Walden and A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers Thoreau died in Concord, at the age of forty-four, in Carl Bode.
Like all these old works that helped shape this country and laid the foundation of what it This classic compilation of Thoreau's writing includes his famous essay "Civil Disobedience", the complete "Walden" and selections from most of his other work.
I have had this edition for some The Portable Thoreau. Henry David Thoreau.
An updated edition of Thoreau's most widely read works Self-described as "a mystic, a transcendentalist, and a natural philosopher to boot," Henry David Thoreau dedicated his life to preserving his freedom as a man and as an artist. Nature was the fountainhead of his inspiration and his refuge from what he considered the follies of society. Heedless of his friends' advice to live in a more orthodox manner, he determinedly pursued his own inner bent-that of a poet-philosopher-in prose and verse.
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