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Thoreau, Henry David

(1817-1862) American writer. Henry David Thoreau is known for his time at Walden Pond and the work of prose that came out of that experience.

Thoreau: Collected Essays and Poems
To explore the breadth and intensity of Thoreau's work, Elizabeth Hall Witherell brings together Thoreau's work for the first time in one authoritative collection.

A Plea for John Brown
Read "A Plea for John Brown," by Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862).

Civil Disobedience - Henry David Thoreau
Read the complete text for "Civil Disobedience," by Henry David Thoreau.

Faith in a Seed: The Dispersion of Seeds and Other Late Works
"Faith in a Seed" was Thoreau's final manuscript, presented here for the first time by Bradley P. Dean. The book contains: "The Dispersion of Seeds," "Wild Seeds," "Wild Fruits," "Weeds and Grasses," "Forest Trees," "A Thoreau Chronology," "Editor's Notes," "Acknowledgments," and an index.

Henry David Thoreau Biography
Henry David Thoreau

Walden - Books About
Henry Waldo Thoreau wrote "Walden" between 1845 and 1854. As Thoreau writes, "When I wrote the following pages, or rather the bulk of them, I lived alone, in the woods, a mile from any neighbor, in a house which I had built myself, on the shore of Walden Pond, in Concord, Massachusetts, and earned my living by the labor of my hands only. I lived there two years and two months."

Walden - Henry David Thoreau
Read the complete text of Henry David Thoreau's "Walden."

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