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Thoreau, Henry David 1817-1862

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Works: 4,838 works in 13,808 publications in 25 languages and 428,489 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Essays  Biographies  Poetry  History  Controversial literature  Fiction  Juvenile works  Artists' books 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Translator, Lyricist, Other, zxx, Contributor, Creator, Librettist, Originator, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree
Classifications: PS3048, 818.309
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The Maine woods by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

172 editions published between 1864 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maine Woods is a characteristically Thoreauvian book: a personal account of exploration, of exterior and interior discovery in a natural setting, conveyed in taut, workmanlike prose. Thoreau's evocative renderings of the life of the primitive forest--its mountains, waterways, fauna, flora, and inhabitants--are valuable in themselves. But his impassioned protest against despoilment in the name of commerce and sport, which even by the 1850s threatened to deprive Americans of the "tonic of wildness," makes The Maine Woods an especially vital book for our time. This edition presents Thoreau's fullest account of the wilderness as he intended it
Walden : a fully annotated edition by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

736 editions published between 1850 and 2018 in 24 languages and held by 2,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man retreats into the woods and discovers the joys of solitude and nature
A week on the Concord and Merrimack rivers ; Walden, or, Life in the woods ; The Maine woods ; Cape Cod by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

46 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry David Thoreau wrote four full-length works, collected here in a single volume. Interweaving natural observation, personal experience, and historical lore, they reveal his brilliance not only as a writer, but as a naturalist, scholar, historian, poet, and philosopher. "A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers" is based on a boat trip taken with his brother from Concord, Massachusetts to Concord, New Hampshire. "Walden" is at once a personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, manual of self-reliance, and masterpiece of style. "The Maine Woods" and "Cape Cod" portray landscapes changing irreversibly even as he wrote. The first combines close observation of the unexplored Maine wilderness with a far-sighted plea for conservation; the second is a brilliant and unsentimental account of survival on a barren peninsula in the face of hostile elements, historical change, and natural decay
A week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

195 editions published between 1849 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of a two-week boat and hiking trip from Concord, Mass., to the White Mountains of New Hampshire
Collected poems of Henry Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

65 editions published between 1843 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cape Cod by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

126 editions published between 1864 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story those who love to walk the length of lonely beaches, for Thoreau walks alone in this book
Wild fruits : Thoreau's rediscovered last manuscript by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and Japanese and held by 1,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thoreau presents information about the "'unnoticed wild berry whose beauty annually lends a new charm to some wild walk, '" along with what "may be considered Thoreau's last will and testament, in which he protests our desecration of the landscape, reflects on the importance of preserving wild space 'for instruction and recreation, ' and envisions a new American scripture."--Jacket
Walden by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

276 editions published between 1191 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thoreau's autobiographical account of his experiment in solitary living, his refusal to play by the rules of hard work and the accumulation of wealth and, above all, the freedom it gave him to adapt his living to the natural world around him
Collected essays and poems by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essential writings features Thoreau's poetry and essays on nature, materialism, conformity, and politics; including such works as "Slavery in Massachusetts," "Civil Disobedience," "A Winter Walk," and "Life Without Principle."
Faith in a seed : the dispersion of seeds, and other late natural history writings by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thoreau's last important research and writing projects, published here for the first time, draws on Darwin's theory of natural selection to describe plant ecology
Walden : or, Life in the woods : and, On the duty of civil disobedience by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

139 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains Thoreau's philosophy of life and observations of nature he wrote while spending two years in a cabin on Walden Pond near Concord, Massachusetts
Walden, and other writings by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

92 editions published between 1854 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writings by Henry David Thoreau
Thoreau's country : journey through a transformed landscape by David R Foster( Book )

12 editions published between 1963 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how the land that Thoreau experienced in nineteenth-century New England has changed from open farm land to forrest
Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

23 editions published between 1893 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of critical essays on the fiction of Henry David Thoreau, arranged in chronological order of original publication
Walking by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

83 editions published between 1861 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Began as a lecture entitled "The Wild," which Thoreau gave at the Concord Lyceum on April 1851. The lecture was a success, and he delivered it on several subsequent occasions. Finally, it was published as an essay in the Atlantic Monthly not long after Thoreau's death in 1862"--Review
Civil disobedience by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

61 editions published between 1849 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Disgusted by slavery and the Mexican War, Thoreau gave lectures on, 'The Rights and Duties of the Individual in relation to Government', which became the basis for this 1849 essay originally titled, 'Resistance to Civil Government'. Cited by both Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. as influential in their drive to create positive change through nonviolent means, Thoreau's essay is just as applicable today as people search for their own role in making society better." -- Introduction, page [3]
Civil disobedience : resistance to civil government by Henry David Thoreau( )

8 editions published between 1849 and 2012 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thoreau wrote Civil Disobedience in 1849. It argues the superiority of the individual conscience over acquiescence to government. Thoreau was inspired to write in response to slavery and the Mexican-American war. He believed that people could not be made agents of injustice if they were governed by their own consciences
"Wild apples" and other natural history essays by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life without principle by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

29 editions published between 1862 and 2003 in English and Polish and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This essay is one the Thoreau's strongest judgements of America's constituted society. This goes along with the public address of "Slavery in Massachusetts" and his defense of John Brown
A plea for Captain John Brown by Henry David Thoreau( )

19 editions published between 1970 and 2001 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A week on the Concord and Merrimack rivers ; Walden, or, Life in the woods ; The Maine woods ; Cape CodHenry David Thoreau
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Walden : a fully annotated editionA week on the Concord and Merrimack rivers ; Walden, or, Life in the woods ; The Maine woods ; Cape CodA week on the Concord and Merrimack RiversCollected poems of Henry ThoreauCape CodWild fruits : Thoreau's rediscovered last manuscriptWaldenCollected essays and poems