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First published in 1854, Walden recounts American philosopher and naturalist Henry David Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years, two months, and two days in a cabin he built near Walden Pond, amidst woodland owned by his friend and mentor Ralph Waldo Emerson, near Concord, Massachusetts. The book is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and, ultimately, manual for self-reliance.

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Walden and Civil Disobedience

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Walden and Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau,W. S. Merwin Summary

Presents "Walden," in which Thoreau describes his two-year residence at Walden Pond in a small house of his own construction, and "Civil Disobedience," a protest against governmental interference with individual rights and liberty.

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A commemorative edition on the 150th anniversary of Thoreau's stay on Walden Pond features extensive notes on Thoreau's life and times

Walden and Other Writings

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"From July 4, 1845 to September 6, 1847 Henry David Thoreau lived alone in the cabin he built on the shores of Walden Pond, near Concord, Massachusetts. Walden is the classic account of his stay--his experiment in essential living. This book is framed as a narrative of the cycle of one year, beginning with summer. Thoreau uses the changes of the day, the seasons, and the year to symbolize the quiet revolution that is going on inside him. His specific observations of the natural life outside himself cause him to look inward and reflect upon the lives of quiet desperation most men lead; the erroneous economic thinking which leads them to accept their shackles; the liberating effects of nature and self-examination; and finally those "higher laws" which can only be glimpsed on those rare occasions when true living unites with true reflection. ALthough his values and principles were largely ignored in his own time, today's reader had come to recognize their importance and vitality. This edition also includes his essays on "Civil Disobedience," "Slavery in Massachusetts," "A plea for Captain John Brown," and "Life without principle."

Walden (Illustrated)

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Walden (first published as Walden; or, Life in the Woods) is an American book written by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and manual for self-reliance. First published in 1854, it details Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years, two months, and two days in a cabin he built near Walden Pond, amidst woodland owned by his friend and mentor Ralph Waldo Emerson, near Concord, Massachusetts. The book compresses the time into a single calendar year and uses passages of four seasons to symbolize human development.

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Walden by Henry Thoreau Summary

The classic chronicle of a communion with nature at Walden Pond offers a message of living simply and in harmony with nature, in a 150th anniversary edition that includes an updated introduction and annotations by the author of The End of Nature. Reprint.

Walden and Civil Disobedience

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Naturalist and philosopher Thoreau's timeless essays on the role of humanity -- in the world of nature, and in society and government.

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Walden; Or, Life in the Woods

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Accounts of Thoreau's daily life on the shores of Walden Pond outside Concord, Massachusetts, are interwoven with musings on the virtues of self-reliance and individual freedom, on society, government, and other topics.

On Reading

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On Reading by Henry David Thoreau Summary

As the digital age settles on us and the ebook revolution dawns, the question of why we read to begin with is often forgotten. Who better to turn to for guidance on this question than the man who sought refuge in the simple things we often take for granted, Henry David Thoreau. His thoughts on reading are as relevant in the eBook era as they were in the age of the locomotive. Princeton Shorts are brief selections excerpted from influential Princeton University Press publications produced exclusively in eBook format. They are selected with the firm belief that while the original work remains an important and enduring product, sometimes we can all benefit from a quick take on a topic worthy of a longer book. In a world where every second counts, how better to stay up-to speed on current events and digest the kernels of wisdom found in the great works of the past? Princeton Shorts enables you to be an instant expert in a world where information is everywhere but quality is at a premium. On Reading does just that.

Walden Then & Now

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Walden Then & Now by Michael McCurdy Summary

"I hear a song sparrow singing from the bushes on the shore." --Henry David Thoreau, Walden Henry David Thoreau was an author and naturalist whose book WALDEN still inspires readers today. In it Thoreau documented his experience living in a cabin on Walden Pond, reflecting on the beauty of nature and Mother Earth. Much of his writing, including WALDEN, propelled the environmental movement that exists today. Over one hundred and fifty years later, Michael McCurdy pays tribute to this influential figure and the historic place that inspired Thoreau during his lifetime. In WALDEN THEN & NOW, readers take an alphabetical journey around Walden Pond. McCurdy explores Thoreau’s simple life in his cabin surrounded by nature, and highlights what has changed and what has stayed the same from Thoreau’s time to our own. Readers discover the animals, plants, seasons, and thoughts that Thoreau recorded during his life on the pond as they gain an appreciation for nature and environmentalism. McCurdy’s beautiful wood engravings illustrate this celebration of the joy, solitude, and drama of the natural life of Walden Pond—then and now.

An Annotated Edition of Henry David Thoreau's Walden

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An Annotated Edition of Henry David Thoreau's Walden by Henry David Thoreau,David Gordon Rohman Summary

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New Essays on Walden

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New Essays on Walden by Robert F. Sayre,Emory Elliot Summary

This review of Thoreau's classic contains a short biography of the author, an account of the writing of Walden, and a summary of other critical views.

Walden (King's Classics)

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Walden (King's Classics) by Henry David Thoreau Summary

Walden details Henry David Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years, two months, and two days in a cabin owned by Ralph Waldo Emerson. The text is a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The work is part social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and-to some degree-a manual for self-reliance.

Walden by Haiku

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Walden by Haiku by Ian Marshall Summary

In this intriguing literary experiment, Ian Marshall presents a collection of nearly three hundred haiku that he extracted from Henry David Thoreau’s Walden and documents the underlying similarities between Thoreau's prose and the art of haiku. Although Thoreau would never have encountered the Japanese haiku tradition, the way in which the most important ideas in Walden find expression in the most haikulike language suggests that Thoreau at Walden Pond and the haiku master Basho at his "old pond" might have drunk at the same well. Walden and the tradition of haiku share an aesthetic that embodies ideas in natural images, dissolves boundaries between self and world, emphasizes simplicity, and honors both solitude and humble, familiar objects. Marshall examines each of these aesthetic principles and offers a relevant collection of "found" haiku. In the second part of the book, he explains his process of finding the haiku in the text, breaking down each chapter of Walden to highlight the imagery and poetic language embedded in the most powerful passages. Marshall's exploration not only provides a fresh perspective on haiku, but also sheds new light on Thoreau's much-studied text and lays the foundation for a clearer understanding of the aesthetics of American nature writing.

Walden ; And, Resistance to Civil Government

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Walden ; And, Resistance to Civil Government by Henry David Thoreau Summary

The classic chronicle of a communion with nature at Walden Pond offers a message of living simply and in harmony with nature, and Thoreau champions the belief that people of conscience are at liberty to follow their own opinions.

Walden X 40

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Walden X 40 by Robert Beverley Ray Summary

In 1845, Henry David Thoreau moved from his parents' house in Concord, Massachusetts, to a one-room cabin on land owned by his mentor, Ralph Waldo Emerson. After 26 months he transformed his stay in the woods into one of the most famous events in American history. InWalden x 40, adopting Thoreau's own compositional method, Robert B. Ray takes up several questions posed in Walden. Thoreau developed his books from his lectures, and his lectures from his almost-daily journal notations of the world around him, with its fluctuating weather and appointed seasons, both forever familiar and suddenly brand new. Ray derives his 40 brief essays from the details ofWaldenitself, reading the book in the way that Thoreau proposed to explore his own life -- deliberately. Ray demonstrates that however accustomed we have grown to its lessons, Walden continues to be as surprising as the November snowfall that, Thoreau reports, "covered the ground... and surrounded me suddenly with the scenery of winter."

Walden: With an Introduction and Annotations by Bill McKibben

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Walden: With an Introduction and Annotations by Bill McKibben by Henry David Thoreau Summary

In honor of the bicentennial of Henry David Thoreau’s birth, this edition of Walden features an introduction and annotations by renowned environmentalist Bill McKibben "Bill McKibben gives us Thoreau's Walden as the gospel of the present moment, as a neccessary book because it is useful right now." --Robert Richardson, author of Henry Thoreau, A Life of the Mind and Emerson: The Mind on Fire “We need to understand that when Thoreau sat in the dooryard of his cabin ‘from sunrise till noon, rapt in a revery, in undisturbed solitude and stillness, while the birds sang around or flitted noiseless through the house,’ he was offering counsel and example exactly suited for our perilous moment in time.” —Bill McKibben, from the introduction First published in 1854, Henry David Thoreau’s groundbreaking book has influenced generations of readers and continues to inspire and inform anyone with an open mind, a love of nature, and a longing for simplicity and contemplation. Bill McKibben provides a newly revised introduction and helpful annotations that place Thoreau firmly in his role as cultural and spiritual seer. This beautiful edition of Walden, published in honor of the bicentennial of Thoreau’s birth, is more accessible and relevant than ever in an age of technological change and ecological crisis.