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Essays of Henry D. Thoreau

Essays of Henry D. Thoreau - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0865476462

Cover of Essays of Henry D. Thoreau 02 (ISBN 978-0865476462)
ISBN13: 978-0865476462
ISBN10: 0865476462
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: North Point Press
Published: 2002
International: No

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Essays of Henry D. Thoreau - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0865476462

Henry David Thoreau and Lewis Ed. Hyde

ISBN13: 978-0865476462
ISBN10: 0865476462
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: North Point Press
Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

With The Essays of Henry D. Thoreau, Lewis Hyde gathers thirteen of Thoreau's finest short prose works and, for the first time in 150 years, presents them fully annotated and arranged in the order of their composition.

Author Bio

Hyde, Lewis : Kenyon College

Lewis Hyde is the author of Trickster Makes This World: Mischief, Myth, and Art, The Gift: Imagination and the Erotic Life of Property, and a book of poems, This Error Is the Sign of Love. He is Thomas Professor of Creative Writing at Kenyon College.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Prophetic Excursions
A Note on the Selection
Acknowledgements

The Essays:
"Natural History of Massachusetts"
"A Winter Walk"
"Paradise (to be) Regained"
"Ktaadn"
"Civil Disobedience"
"Walking"
"Slavery in Massachusetts"
"Life Without Principle"
"Autumnal Tints"
"The Succession of Forest Trees"
"A Plea for Captain John Brown"
"The Last Days of John Brown"
"Wild Apples"

Annotations
Bibliography
Index

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