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The poetry of Henry David Thoreau

Arthur Lewis Ford

The poetry of Henry David Thoreau

by Arthur Lewis Ford

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Published by Transcendental Books in Hartford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thoreau, Henry David, -- 1817-1862

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Arthur L. Ford.
    ContributionsJones, Samuel Arthur, 1834-1912.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59, 5 l. :
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23743781M

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Henry David Thoreau (see name pronunciation; J – May 6, ) was an American essayist, poet, and philosopher. A leading transcendentalist, he is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay "Civil Disobedience" (originally published as "Resistance to Civil Government"), an argument for disobedience to an unjust mater: Harvard College.

Poems by Henry David Thoreau. Thoreau was born in Concord, Massachusetts. an untimely death which traumatized the 25 year old Henry. He worked for several years as a surveyor, and making pencils with his father.

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Poetry. Poems of Nature () Collected Poems (). Prose. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers () Walden; Or, Life in the Woods () Excursions () Cape Cod () Letters to Various Persons () A Yankee in Canada, with Anti-Slavery and Reform Papers () The Correspondance of Henry David Thoreau () Thoreau's Literary Notebook (.

A selection of poems by Henry D. Thoreau. Many of them were published in The Dial (), a transcendentalist magazine.

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