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Witherell, Elizabeth Hall

Overview
Works: 15 works in 57 publications in 1 language and 2,147 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Diaries  Essays  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Artists' books  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other
Classifications: PS3042, 818.303
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth Hall Witherell
Collected essays and poems by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,485 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."
A week on the Concord and Merrimack rivers ; Walden, or, Life in the woods ; The Maine woods ; Cape Cod by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late summer of 1839, Thoreau and his older brother John made a two-week boat-and-hiking trip from Concord, Massachusetts, to the White Mountains of New Hampshire. After John's sudden death in 1842, Thoreau began to prepare a memorial account of their excursion. He wrote two drafts of this story at Walden Pond, which he continued to revise and expand until 1849, when he arranged for its publication at his own expense. The book's heterodoxy and apparent formlessness troubled its contemporary audience. Modern readers, however, have come to see it as an appropriate predecessor to Walden, with Thoreau's story of a river journey depicting the early years of his spiritual and artistic growth
Emerson & Thoreau : spirit & matter by Ralph Waldo Emerson( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book contains excerpts from two essays: Emerson's Nature and Thoreau's Ktaadn, and includes a commentary by Elizabeth Hall Witherell
Journal by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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 every day become more pertinent. Furthermore, the Journal is still an untapped mine of information on mid-19th century American word usage, folklore, regional proverbs and social mores."--Jacket
The Maine woods by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 14 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 )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The writings of Henry D. Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

9 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains information about Thoreau's life and works. Also includes information about the Thoreau Edition, a projected thirty-volume set containing accurate texts of Thoreau's complete writings
The poetry of Henry David Thoreau : a selected critical edition by Elizabeth Hall Witherell( )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 6 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 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The writings of Henry D. Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal. 1842-1848 by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The illustrated Walden by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A man retreats into the woods and discovers the joys of solitude and nature
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
Journal. 1837-1844 by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Princeton Classics( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Collected essays and poems
Alternative Names
Hall Witherell, Elizabeth

Languages
English (57)

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A week on the Concord and Merrimack rivers ; Walden, or, Life in the woods ; The Maine woods ; Cape CodJournalThe Maine woodsWaldenThe writings of Henry D. ThoreauThe writings of Henry D. ThoreauJournal. 1842-1848The illustrated WaldenJournal. 1837-1844