Walden and Civil Disobedience / Edition 1

Walden and Civil Disobedience / Edition 1

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by Henry David Thoreau, Paul Lauter, Lauter
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0395980771

ISBN-13: 9780395980774

Pub. Date: 04/27/2000

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Thoreau's classic essays on the virtues of self-reliance and individual freedom have had relevance for every generation for more than a century. They remain high on required reading lists for students across the country.

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Thoreau's classic essays on the virtues of self-reliance and individual freedom have had relevance for every generation for more than a century. They remain high on required reading lists for students across the country.

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ISBN-13:
9780395980774
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/27/2000
Series:
Riverside Editions, A125 Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
440
Sales rank:
430,593
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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Envokes thoughts of necessities, while he demonstrates his vast knowledge. He definitely has disected each part of his philosohpy and portrayed it in a smooth form.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Self- reliance in the experiment of yet another great American original in his effort to live a life worthwhile, confront his true self. The language is aphoristic and poetically rich, not always easy going, but the reader will be rewarded by so much beauty and insight and such a great feeling of the life of the American observer and thinker as transcendent journey that it is well worth the extra effort. One of America's great books, and one which should be read by anyone who wishes to know its true character in love of individuality and independance.