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Walden, or, Life in the woods: Or, Life in the Woods

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An experiment. A declaration. A spiritual awakening. Noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau spent two years, two months and two days chronicling his near-isolation in a small cabin he built in the woods near Walden Pond, on land owned by his mentor and the father of Transcendentalism, Ralph Waldo Emerson. Immersing himself in nature and solitude, Thoreau sought to develop a greater understanding of society amidst a life of self-reliance and simplicity. Originally published in 1854, Walden remains one of the most celebrated works in American literature. Also includes Walden's essay, On the Duty of Civil Disobedience.
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9780517606070
9780060955724
9780451527073
9780486284958
9780679418962
9781629232669
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UG
Level 8.7, 21 Points
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1300L
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Full title walden or life in the woods
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Last Update 2018-05-23 23:18:59PM
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An experiment. A declaration. A spiritual awakening. Noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau spent two years, two months and two days chronicling his near-isolation in a small cabin he built in the woods near Walden Pond, on land owned by his mentor and the father of Transcendentalism, Ralph Waldo Emerson. Immersing himself in nature and solitude, Thoreau sought to develop a greater understanding of society amidst a life of self-reliance and simplicity. Originally published in 1854, Walden remains one of the most celebrated works in American literature. Also includes Walden's essay, On the Duty of Civil Disobedience.

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subject_facet Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography, Large type books, Natural history -- Massachusetts -- Walden Woods, Solitude, Thoreau, Henry David, -- 1817-1862 -- Homes and haunts -- Massachusetts -- Walden Woods, Walden Woods (Mass.) -- Social life and customs, Wilderness areas -- Massachusetts -- Walden Woods
title_display Walden, or, Life in the woods
title_full Walden Or, Life in the Woods, Walden, or, Life in the woods / Henry David Thoreau, Walden, or, Life in the woods / Henry David Thoreau ; with an introduction by Theodore Watts-Dunton, Walden, or, Life in the woods [text (large print)] / Henry David Thoreau
title_short Walden, or, Life in the woods
title_sub Or, Life in the Woods
topic_facet Authors, American, Biography, Biography & Autobiography, Homes and haunts, Large type books, Natural history, Nonfiction, Philosophy, Religion & Spirituality, Social life and customs, Solitude, Thoreau, Henry David, Wilderness areas