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The best of Thoreau"s journals.

by Henry David Thoreau

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 -- Diaries,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Diaries

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited with an introd. by Carl Bode.
    ContributionsBode, Carl, 1911- ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3053 .A25 1971b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination327, [8] p.
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5339515M
    ISBN 100809304759
    LC Control Number72193153

    Henry David Thoreau (see name pronunciation; J – May 6, ) was an American essayist, poet, and philosopher. A leading transcendentalist, he is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay "Civil Disobedience" (originally published as "Resistance to Civil Government"), an argument for disobedience to an unjust mater: Harvard College.   Thoreau's journal of reveals profound ideas and observations in the making, including wonderful writing on the natural history of more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1, Pages:

    Journal After he began keeping a journal in at the age of twenty, Thoreau filled thousands of pages with observations of nature, literary notes, and commentary on history, politics, people, and events both near and far. He left off only when he became too weak to write before his death in Can you guess which first edition cover the image above comes from? What was Dr. Seuss’s first published book? Take a stab at guessing and be entered to win a $50 Biblio gift certificate!

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From the voluminous record this “great and solitary” figure kept fromat the age of twenty-four, a recent Harvard graduate, until his death The best of Thoreaus journals.

bookat forty-four years of age, Carl Bode has made this one-volume selection of the essence of the journals, showing the range and diversity of Thoreau’s outlook on life and presenting in highly /5.

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The conflict between scientific observation and poetry, reflections on abolition, transcendental philosophy, other concerns are explored in this superb general selection from Thoreau's voluminous Journal/5.

Best of Thoreau's journals. Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press [, ©] (OCoLC) Named Person: Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Henry David Thoreau; Carl Bode. This reader’s edition, the largest one-volume edition of Thoreau’s Journal ever published, is the first to capture the scope, rhythms, and variety of the work as a whole.

Ranging freely over the world at large, the Journal is no less devoted to the life within/5(22). The Journal, Henry David Thoreau’s Journal was his life’s work: the daily practice of writing that accompanied his daily walks, the workshop where he developed his books and essays, and a project in its own right—one of the most intensive explorations ever made of the everyday environment, the revolving seasons, and the changing self/5.

Published inWalden is Thoreau’s most famous book and many would argue is his best. The book is about the virtues of simple living and self-sufficiency in a modern world and was inspired by the two years Thoreau spent living in a small cabin at the edge of Walden Pond in the s.

The book is a complex work that is part memoir, part. Thoreau quotation. After walking by night several times, I now walk by day, but I am not aware of any crowning advantage in it. —Journal, 15 June More Walking quotations. "In hundreds of dated entries, Thoreau reported on the natural and social world as he saw it.

His interest ranged over an incredibly wide area: birds and flowers, Greek classics, writing as an art, mammals, early Americana, Oriental literature, grasses; and his Journal includes them all. We can read his views on slavery and on the problem of the individual's relation to the State, views that.

To hear more feature stories, see our full list or get the Audm iPhone app. What the year-old Thoreau quietly did in the fall of was to set up a new and systematic daily regimen. In the. Thoreau's journals, along with key American text and masterpiece 'Walden,' represent the cream of his work.

Henry David Thoreau kept a journal for 24 years, starting at the age of He died in the spring of His life began and ended in Concord.

As is recorded in his first entry, /5(17). Extensive site devoted to the writings, philosophy, life of Henry David Thoreau; created by The Writings of Henry D. 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).

Readers reluctant to plow through all fifteen volumes might instead look at The Heart of Thoreau’s Journal, edited by Odell Shepard inor at Men of Concord, edited from the journal by F.

Read this book on Questia. Among the few pieces of personal property left by Thoreau at his death, by far the most valuable were the thirty- nine volumes of his journals, carefully packed in a stout wooden box of his own making. This is the version of Thoreaus severely edited journals- also reprinted by Dover as two hugely oversized hardcover volumes- you should know that while this is the most comprehensive version of the Thoreau journal available to the public- its content isn't complete in the sense that a lot of the pages that Thoreau wrote and organized for publication before his death are not available in Cited by: Thoreau's journals, along with key American text and masterpiece 'Walden,' represent the cream of his work.

Henry David Thoreau kept a journal for 24 years, starting at the age of He died in the spring of His life began and ended in Concord/5(16). The Journal, Quotes Showing of 20 “When I consider that the nobler animal have been exterminated here - the cougar, the panther, lynx, wolverine, wolf, bear, moose, dear, the beaver, the turkey and so forth and so forth, I cannot but feel as.

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October HenryDavid Thoreau began his journal on this day in He kept at it for the nextquarter-century—forty-seven manuscript volumes, regarded by some as his mostimportant writing. The journal contains reflections upon national andinternational events—the hanging of John Brown, for example.

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Best Known Work: Walden, Civil Disobedience, Journal Henry D. Thoreau is one of America's most important 19th century literary figures. He is famous for the literary excellence of his nature and political writings and best known for his time spent at Walden Pond and the work that came out of that experience - Walden, or, Life in the Woods.

"The Heart of Thoreau's Journals" is the best evidence that Henry David Thoreau realized such a world and lived contently in it many of the days of his life. This book is probably the best possible choice for anyone looking to read or know Thoreau.5/5(5).

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