Walden, Or, Life in the Woods

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Courier Corporation, 1995 - 216 pagina's
On July 4, 1845, Henry David Thoreau moved into the cabin he had built on the shore of Walden Pond, thus beginning the most famous experiment in simple living in American history. On the 150th anniversary of that event, Houghton Mifflin, successor to Thoreau's original publisher, is proud to publish a new edition of Walden, annotated by the distinguished Thoreau scholar Walter Harding and illustrated with Thoreau's own drawings. Even those who have read Walden many times will find much that is new in this edition, and those reading the book for the first time will discover why it has changed the lives of generations of readers.

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LibraryThing Review

Gebruikersrecensie  - smilez4u1390 - LibraryThing

This book contains a lot of wisdom. There are sections that are so philosophical and witty, that I couldn't put the book down, but there are also sections that are tedious and too detailed, which ... Volledige review lezen

Going back to the original

Gebruikersrecensie  - jcfitzpatrickusa - Borders

It is amazing how different a familiar book over 150 years old looks in facsimile as the earliest readers saw it. I take pleasure in having been able to read the text without all of the ... Volledige review lezen

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Over de auteur (1995)

Essayist, poet, and philosopher, Henry David Thoreau (1817-62) ranks among America's foremost nature writers. The Concord, Massachusetts native spent most of his life observing the natural world of New England, and his thoughts on leading a simple, independent life are captured in his best-known work, Walden.

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