Letters to Various Persons (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Letters to Various Persons (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Henry David Thoreau
     
 

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Thoreau’s friend Ralph Waldo Emerson gathered these letters and poems in 1865. The letters range in subject matter from love, sex, and marriage, to religion, philosophy, and everyday life. Thoreau’s correspondents include his mother, his sisters Helen and Sophia, and Emerson himself.

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Thoreau’s friend Ralph Waldo Emerson gathered these letters and poems in 1865. The letters range in subject matter from love, sex, and marriage, to religion, philosophy, and everyday life. Thoreau’s correspondents include his mother, his sisters Helen and Sophia, and Emerson himself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411441385
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/15/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
242
File size:
240 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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