Winter: From the Journal of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau, Harrison Gray Otis Blake |, NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Winter (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): From the Journal of Henry David Thoreau

Winter (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): From the Journal of Henry David Thoreau

by Henry David Thoreau
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

Editor Harrison Gray Otis Blake was a disciple of Emerson and Thoreau. In 1888 he approached Thoreau’s writings in a unique way, assembling journal entries from different years, but all about the same season. The resulting composite portrait gives us Thoreau’s thoughts on nature, plain living, and everyday life, including his perambulations by skate and

Overview

Editor Harrison Gray Otis Blake was a disciple of Emerson and Thoreau. In 1888 he approached Thoreau’s writings in a unique way, assembling journal entries from different years, but all about the same season. The resulting composite portrait gives us Thoreau’s thoughts on nature, plain living, and everyday life, including his perambulations by skate and snowshoe.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411445437
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/15/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
452
File size:
361 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

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >