The Writings of Henry David Thoreau

The Writings of Henry David Thoreau

by Henry David Thoreau
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The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau

One the nineteenth century’s most well-known naturalists, Henry David Thoreau was also a transcendentalist, philosopher and social reformer, in addition to being prolific essayist, poet and author. A friend and neighbor to another celebrated figure in the nineteenth century transcendentalist movement, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Thoreau was mentored by Emerson. “The Writings of Henry David Thoreau” is part of a 20 volume collection of Thoreau’s work initially published in 1906. This Edition contains the first 7 volumes of this collection:

I. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
II.Walden
III. The Maine Woods
IV. Cape Cod and Miscellanies
V. Excursions and Poems
VI. Familiar Letters
VII. Journal I: 1837 - 1846

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014224352
Publisher: MisMag Publishing
Publication date: 04/04/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 1460
Sales rank: 174,829
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Massachusetts native Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) was a leading member of the American Transcendentalist movement, whose faith in nature was tested while Thoreau lived in a homemade hut at Walden Pond between 1845 and 1847. While there, Thoreau worked on the two books published in his lifetime: Walden and A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers. The Maine Woods, Cape Cod, Excursions, and other works were published posthumously.

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

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It was a joy to read the writings of this classical author.