Henry Thoreau, the cosmic Yankee

by Brooks Atkinson

Publisher: Folcroft Library Editions in [Folcroft, Pa.]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 158 Downloads: 774
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  • Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862.,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.,
  • Intellectuals -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Naturalists -- United States -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Reprint of the ed. published by A. A. Knopf, New York.

Statementby J. Brooks Atkinson.
LC ClassificationsPS3053 .A85 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p.
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5422270M
ISBN 100841429359
LC Control Number73015993

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A supreme individualist, he championed the human spirit against materialism and social conformity. When the book failed to find a publisher, Emerson urged Thoreau to publish at his own expense. He did so with Munroe, Emerson's own publisher, who did little to publicize the book.

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Books on Thoreau's Works. Bibliography on Walden. Woodlief, Annette. "Walden: A Checklist of Literary Criticism through "Resources for American Literary Study, 5 (), [Annotated] Selected Articles, Lectures, and Chapters. Henry David Thoreau published Walden in Originally drafted as a series of essays describing a most significant episode in his life, it was finally released in book form with each essay taking on the form of a separate chapter.

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Thoreau, definitive edition of Thoreau's works, directed by Elizabeth Hall Witherell. Contains biography, bibliography, research and manuscript material, links to related sites (on American literature, Transcendentalism, nature writing, natural history, environment).HENRY DAVID THOREAU AND THE YANKEE ELM Thomas j.

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