Thoreau And The Language Of Trees

Author: Richard Higgins
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520294041
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In this original book, Richard Higgins explores Thoreau’s deep connections to trees: his keen perception of them, the joy they gave him, the poetry he saw in them, his philosophical view of them, and how they fed his soul.

Henry Thoreau

Author: Robert D. Richardson
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520063464
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"--Booklist "The arc of Thoreau's progress is more absorbing than any thriller .... This is a splendidly written book, handsomely designed and illustrated by Barry Moser and worthy of a place on the bookshelf near Walden.

The Cambridge Companion To Henry David Thoreau

Author: Joel Myerson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521445948
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This is an accessible guide to reading and understanding the works of Thoreau. The Cambridge Companion To Henry David Thoreau is intended as an accessible guide to reading and understanding the works of Thoreau.

The Heart Of Thoreau S Journals

Author: Odell Shepard
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486118894
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It is on the whole better, as it is simpler, to use the common language. We require
that the reporter be very permanently ... If a man who has had deep experiences
should endeavor to describe them in a book of travels, it would be to use the
language of a wandering tribe instead of a universal language. The poet has
made the best roots in his native ... Many a weed here stands for more of life to
me than the big trees of California would if I should go there. We only need travel
enough to ...

Nature And Walking

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 080709532X
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Together in one volume, Emerson's Nature and Thoreau's Walking, is writing that defines our distinctly American relationship to nature.


Author: Henry David Thoreau
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395720424
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A commemorative edition on the 150th anniversary of Thoreau's stay on Walden Pond features extensive notes on Thoreau's life and times

Thoreau And The Sociological Imagination

Author: Shawn Chandler Bingham
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9780742560581
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And, above all, there is this difference between resisting this and a purely brute or
natural force, that I can resist this with some effect; but I cannot expect, like
Orpheus, to change the nature of the rocks and trees and beasts." 76. Thoreau's
language in "Civil Disobedience" does show a change in tone from his previous
work. For example, on pages 119-120 he states: "If the injustice is part of the
necessary friction of the machine of government, let it go, let it go; perchance it
will wear ...