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Thoreau iconography

Thomas Blanding

Thoreau iconography

by Thomas Blanding

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Published by Thoreau Society in Geneseo, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 -- Portraits.,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Portraits.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Thomas Blanding and Walter Harding.
    SeriesThoreau Society booklet ; 30
    ContributionsHarding, Walter Roy, 1917- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3053 .A22 no. 30
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[35] p. :
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4161289M
    LC Control Number80142472

      When Henry David Thoreau set out for a life of isolated self-sufficiency by Walden Pond, he made an account of all the necessities he bought for his time there: food, clothing, farming needs, and even the materials he used to build his own house. But something has been strangely omitted: a writing utensil, which he must have had in order to write the memoir later published as : Nicholas Parker.   Thoreau's wooden shack has won a place for itself in the collective American psyche, a remarkable achievement for a book with such modest and rustic beginnings. Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift .

    Henry David Thoreau - Henry David Thoreau - Legacy: In terms of material success, Thoreau lived a life of repeated failures. He had to pay for the printing of A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers; when it sold a mere copies, the publishers dumped the remaining on his doorstep. Walden (the second and last of his books published during his lifetime) fared better but still took five.   John Updike called Thoreau “a sage for all seasons” and John Muir carried a copy of his collected works on many of his hikes. In his book Walden, Thoreau .

    Extensive site devoted to the writings, philosophy, life of Henry David Thoreau; created by The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau, definitive edition of Thoreau's works, directed by Elizabeth Hall Witherell. Contains biography, bibliography, research and manuscript material, links to related sites (on American literature, Transcendentalism, nature writing, natural history, environment). Tom is the author of Historic Walden Woods and co-author of A Thoreau Iconography and has published more than 70 articles about Thoreau, Concord, or the Transcendentalists. He is an independent Thoreau scholar and historian who lives in Acton .


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