Walden and Civil Disobedience / Edition 1

Walden and Civil Disobedience / Edition 1

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by Henry David Thoreau, Paul Lauter, Lauter
     
 

Meditations on human existence, society, government and other topics.
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Meditations on human existence, society, government and other topics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395980774
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/27/2000
Series:
Riverside Editions, A125 Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
440
Sales rank:
1,050,798
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionvii
Chronology of Henry David Thoreau's Life and Workxvii
Historical Context of Walden and On the Duty of Civil Disobediencexix
Walden or, Life in the Woods
1.Economy3
2.Where I Lived, and What I Lived For86
3.Reading106
4.Sounds119
5.Solitude138
6.Visitors150
7.The Bean-Field166
8.The Village180
9.The Ponds187
10.Baker Farm216
11.Higher Laws226
12.Brute Neighbors240
13.House-Warming256
14.Former Inhabitants; and Winter Visitors275
15.Winter Animals291
16.The Pond in Winter303
17.Spring320
18.Conclusion342
On the Duty of Civil Disobedience
Poems359
Sic Vita391
Winter Memories393
To the Maiden in the East394
Smoke396
Mist397
Inspiration398
Notes402
Interpretive Notes431
Critical Excerpts440
Questions for Discussion452
Suggestions for the Interested Reader454

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