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by Henry David Thoreau

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ISBN:
1423622286
Author:
Henry David Thoreau
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United States
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English
Publisher:
Gibbs Smith; Revised edition (April 1, 2011)
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306 pages
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The Natural History Essays includes essays from America's most renowned and beloved naturalist, Henry David Thoreau.

The Natural History Essays includes essays from America's most renowned and beloved naturalist, Henry David Thoreau. It includes "Huckleberries," "Natural History of Massachusetts," "A Walk to Wachusett," "The Succession of Forest Trees," "A Winter Walk," "Wild Apples," "Autumnal Tints," and "Walking.

Henry David Thoreau (see name pronunciation; July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862) was an American essayist, poet, and philosopher

Henry David Thoreau (see name pronunciation; July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862) 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 state.

The Natural History Essays book. Here collected are all of Thoreau's known natural history essays, i Henry David Thoreau is America's preeminent literary naturalist; his work has become a mark against which later writers are invariably judged. Still, this popularity is largely based on the widespread familiarity of certain passages from "Walden". Most of his separate essays are comparatively little known. Here collected are all of Thoreau's known natural history essays, including "Huckleberries" and "Walking".

Henry David Thoreau is America's preeminent literary naturalist; his work has become a mark against which later writers .

Henry David Thoreau is America's preeminent literary naturalist; his work has become a mark against which later writers are invariably judged.

William Rossi's introduction puts the essays in the context of Thoreau's other major works, both chronologically and intellectually. These books map the intimate connections between the human and the natural world. Literary naturalists transcend political boundaries, social concerns, and historical milieus; they speak for what Henry Beston called the "other nations" of the planet. Their message acquires more weight and urgency was wild places become increasingly scarce.

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The Natural History Essays includes essays from America's most renowned and beloved naturalist, Henry David Thoreau

The Natural History Essays includes essays from America's most renowned and beloved naturalist, Henry David Thoreau.

Celebrate the tradition of literary naturalists and writers who embrace the natural world as the setting for some of our most euphoric and serious experiences. These books map the intimate connections between the human and the natural world. Literary naturalists transcend political boundaries, social concerns, and historical milieus; they speak for what Henry Beston called the “other nations” of the planet. Their message acquires more weight and urgency as wild places become increasingly scarce.

HENRY DAVID THOREAU was an American author, poet, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, historian, philosopher and leading transcendentalist. His writings on natural history and philosophy have become two sources of modern-day environmentalism.