Familiar Letters of Henry David Thoreau (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Familiar Letters of Henry David Thoreau (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Henry David Thoreau
     
 

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Published in 1895, this collection gives the reader an intimate glimpse into Thoreau’s epistolary reflections. His correspondents include his brother John, his sister Helen, and Ralph Waldo Emerson. The book also includes essays on Margaret Fuller, nature, morality, and love and chastity.

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Published in 1895, this collection gives the reader an intimate glimpse into Thoreau’s epistolary reflections. His correspondents include his brother John, his sister Helen, and Ralph Waldo Emerson. The book also includes essays on Margaret Fuller, nature, morality, and love and chastity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411458543
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
07/26/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
510
File size:
411 KB

Meet the Author


Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) was an American philosopher, naturalist, essayist, and a member of the Transcendentalist school associated with Emerson.  He is best known for the collection of essays published under the title Walden (1854), inspired by his solitary sojourn at Walden Pond.  His ideas on civil disobedience influenced Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
July 12, 1817
Date of Death:
May 6, 1862
Place of Birth:
Concord, Massachusetts
Place of Death:
Concord, Massachusetts
Education:
Concord Academy, 1828-33); Harvard University, 1837

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