Walden and On the Duty of Civil Disobedience (THE GREAT CLASSICS LIBRARY) [NOOK Book]

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"Walden, or Life in the Woods, recounting the two years, two months, and two days he had spent at Walden Pond. The book compresses that time into a single calendar year, using the passage of four seasons to symbolize human development. Part memoir and part spiritual quest, Walden at first won few admirers, but later critics have regarded it as a classic American work that explores natural simplicity, harmony, and beauty as models for just social and cultural conditions."
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Walden and On the Duty of Civil Disobedience (THE GREAT CLASSICS LIBRARY)

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"Walden, or Life in the Woods, recounting the two years, two months, and two days he had spent at Walden Pond. The book compresses that time into a single calendar year, using the passage of four seasons to symbolize human development. Part memoir and part spiritual quest, Walden at first won few admirers, but later critics have regarded it as a classic American work that explores natural simplicity, harmony, and beauty as models for just social and cultural conditions."
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012638960
  • Publisher: Revenant
  • Publication date: 2/11/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 202
  • File size: 291 KB

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Henry David Thoreau (born David Henry Thoreau; 1817 – 1862) was an American author, poet, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, historian, philosopher, and leading transcendentalist. He is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay, Civil Disobedience, an argument for individual resistance to civil government in moral opposition to an unjust state.
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