First and Last Journeys of Thoreau: (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Lately Discovered Among His Unpublished Journals

First and Last Journeys of Thoreau: (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Lately Discovered Among His Unpublished Journals

by Henry David Thoreau
     
 

Edited by Thoreau’s long-time associate Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, this is a 1905 compilation of the philosopher-poet’s early fragments, diaries, verse, drafts, and metaphysical musings on nature. Included are accounts of his 1839 trip with his brother along the Concord and Merrimac Rivers, as well as travels to Staten Island and his famous

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Edited by Thoreau’s long-time associate Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, this is a 1905 compilation of the philosopher-poet’s early fragments, diaries, verse, drafts, and metaphysical musings on nature. Included are accounts of his 1839 trip with his brother along the Concord and Merrimac Rivers, as well as travels to Staten Island and his famous “Journey West,” to Minnesota.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411447592
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/05/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
360
File size:
255 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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