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Walden; or, Life in the woods.

Henry David Thoreau

Walden; or, Life in the woods.

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Published by Book League of America in New York .
Written in English


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StatementWith an introd. by Joseph L. King.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 375 p.
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22110563M


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Writing during the early Industrial Revolution, just when the railroad had reached his hometown, he struggles with the purpose of life. Walden: Or, Life in the Woods Issue of Everyman's Library Macmillan's pocket American and English classics: Author: Henry David Thoreau: Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin Company, Original from: Princeton University: Digitized: May 4, Length: pages: 4/5(6).

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I haven’t read Thoreau as recently as you, but once thing I remember clearly was that he did not go into the woods in order to write a book. Walden, Or, Life in the Woods (Book): Thoreau, Henry David: By virtue of its casual, off-handedly brilliant wisdom and the easy splendor of its nature writing, Thoreau's account of his adventure in self-reliance on the shores of a pond in Massachusetts is one of the signposts by which the modern mind has located itself in an increasingly bewildering world.

Walden; or, Life in the Woods is a book by David Henry Thoreau about his year living a simple life in the woods by Walden Pond. Most of what he says are direct quotes from the work. I thought the line about ladies finding his neckbeard attractive was a quote as well, to which Lou May Alcott had supposed replied that Thoreau's neckbeard "will most assuredly deflect amorous advances and preserve.