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In the publication of The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau, Princeton University Press joins university presses throughout the United States in making the works of major American writers available in comprehensive scholarly editions. This project was inaugurated by the Modern Language Association of America and sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Although Thoreau has earned a national and international reputation as a naturalist, social critic and philosopher of ...

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Excursions : Natural History of Massachusetts, A Walk to Wachusett, The Landlord, A Winter Walk, The Succession of Forest Trees, Walking, Autumnal Tints, Wild Apples and Night and Moonlight

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Overview

In the publication of The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau, Princeton University Press joins university presses throughout the United States in making the works of major American writers available in comprehensive scholarly editions. This project was inaugurated by the Modern Language Association of America and sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Although Thoreau has earned a national and international reputation as a naturalist, social critic and philosopher of human rights, and literary artist of the first rank, no scholarly edition of his complete writings has previously been undertaken. In addition to newly edited texts of his major published works, the edition will include his poetry, translations, correspondence, college essays, and unfinished late natural history projects, "Wild Fruits" and "The Dispersion of Seeds." Thoreau's Journal-the private record of his experiences, the source of his many writings, and a unique literary document in itself-will be printed for the first time in its original, unrevised form, including many previously unpublished passages and notebooks.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781426437052
  • Publisher: BiblioBazaar
  • Publication date: 10/11/2007
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817 - May 6, 1862) was an American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, historian, and leading transcendentalist. He is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay Resistance to Civil Government (also known as Civil Disobedience), an argument for disobedience to an unjust state.
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Table of Contents

Natural History of Massachusetts     3
A Walk to Wachusett     29
The Landlord     47
A Winter Walk     55
A Yankee in Canada     79
An Address on the Succession of Forest Trees     165
Walking     185
Autumnal Tints     223
Wild Apples     261
Editorial Appendix
Index     293
Notes on Illustrations     315
Acknowledgments     317
Short Titles     324
Library Symbols     327
Historical Introduction     330
Textual Introduction     364
Headnotes, Textual Notes, and Tables
Natural History of Massachusetts     390
A Walk to Wachusett     403
The Landlord     419
A Winter Walk     425
A Yankee in Canada     471
An Address on the Succession of Forest Trees     544
Walking     561
Autumnal Tints     601
Wild Apples     633
End-of-Line Hyphenation     647
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