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Witherell, Elizabeth Hall

Overview
Works: 14 works in 38 publications in 1 language and 624 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Diaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Artists' books 
Roles: Editor, Other
Classifications: PS3048, 818.303
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth Hall Witherell
The illustrated A week on the Concord and Merrimack rivers by Henry David Thoreau ( Book )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A week on the Concord and Merrimack rivers ; Walden, or, Life in the woods ; The Maine woods ; Cape Cod by Henry David Thoreau ( Book )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 150 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
Emerson & Thoreau : spirit & matter by Ralph Waldo Emerson ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Maine woods by Henry David Thoreau ( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 15 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 by Henry David Thoreau ( Book )
2 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man retreats into the woods and discovers the joys of solitude and nature
Journal by Henry David Thoreau ( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journal : volume 8: 1854 by Henry David Thoreau ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A book of the seasons : a selection of writing by Henry David Thoreau in honor of Elizabeth Hall Witherell by Henry David Thoreau ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The writings of Henry D. Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau ( Book )
8 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The poetry of Henry David Thoreau a selected critical edition by Elizabeth Hall Witherell ( Book )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journal by Henry David Thoreau ( Book )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collected Essays and Poems. Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Remembering Walter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Marjorie Harding, Joel Myerson, Marcia Moss, Elizabeth Witherell, Geraldine Robbins, Malcolm Ferguson, and Bradley P. Dean share their remembrances of Walter Harding, founder of the Thoreau Society and Thoreau scholar
Collected essays and poems by Henry David Thoreau ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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."
 
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Alternative Names
Hall Witherell, Elizabeth
Languages
English (38)
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