The Writings of Henry David Thoreau: Reform Papers.

The Writings of Henry David Thoreau: Reform Papers.

by Henry David Thoreau
     
 

The selections from the polemical writings of Thoreau that make up Reform Papers represent every stage in his twenty-two years of active writing. Consequently, they are a microcosm of his literary career, allowing therreader to achieve a full sense of Thoreau's evolution as a writer and thinker. The volume opens with "The Service," one of the best examples

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The selections from the polemical writings of Thoreau that make up Reform Papers represent every stage in his twenty-two years of active writing. Consequently, they are a microcosm of his literary career, allowing therreader to achieve a full sense of Thoreau's evolution as a writer and thinker. The volume opens with "The Service," one of the best examples of Thoreau's early style and interests, and contains ten other essays as well.

Reform Papers

  • The Service
  • Paradise (To Be) Regained
  • Herald of Freedom
  • Wendell Phillips Before Concord Lyceum
  • Resistance to Civil Government
  • Slavery in Massachusetts
  • A Plea for Captain John Brown
  • Martyrdom of John Brown
  • The Last Days of John Brown
  • Life without Principle
  • Reform and the Reformers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691062419
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
02/01/1974
Series:
Writings of Henry D. Thoreau Series
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.29(h) x 1.22(d)

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