Thoreau And The Language Of Trees

Author: Richard Higgins
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520294041
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The world as reported here is both Thoreau’s and Higgins’s; a capable and objective reporter in his own right, Higgins traverses the century and a half that nominally separates him from Thoreau with an ease that enables him to convey ...

Thoreau And The Language Of Trees

Author: Richard Higgins
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520967313
Size: 74.36 MB
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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 David Thoreau

Author: Laura Dassow Walls
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022634472X
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Many books have taken up various aspects of Thoreau’s character and achievements, but, as Laura Dassow Walls writes, “Thoreau has never been captured between covers; he was too quixotic, mischievous, many-sided.” Two hundred years ...

The Boatman

Author: Robert M. Thorson
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674977726
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Robert Thorson gives readers a Thoreau for the Anthropocene. The boatman and backyard naturalist was keenly aware of the way humans had altered the waterways and meadows of his beloved Concord River Valley.

Expect Great Things

Author: Kevin Dann
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0399184686
Size: 65.53 MB
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In this groundbreaking work, historian and naturalist Kevin Dann restores Thoreau's esoteric visions and explorations to their rightful place as keystones of the man himself.

Thoreau S Wildflowers

Author: Henry David Thoreau
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300214774
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This volume also presents "Thoreau as Botanist," an essay by Ray Angelo, the leading authority on the flowering plants of Concord.

The Heart Of Thoreau S Journals

Author: Odell Shepard
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486118894
Size: 75.27 MB
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The conflict between scientific observation and poetry, reflections on abolition, transcendental philosophy, other concerns are explored in this superb general selection from Thoreau's voluminous Journal.

Thoreau S Animals

Author: Henry David Thoreau
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300223765
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This volume, like its companion Thoreau's Wildflowers, is arranged by the days of the year, following the progress of the turning seasons.

Natural Life

Author: David Robinson
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801443138
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Explains why, 150 years after the publication of Walden, this key work of Henry David Thoreau remains fascinating and important, in an in-depth look at the life of the author and his ideas on personal growth, with special interest paid to ...

Writing Nature

Author: Sharon Cameron
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226092287
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The bulk of this material is a journal that he kept for twenty-four years. Sharon Cameron's major claim is that this private work (the Journal) was Thoreau's primary work, taking precedence over the books that he published in his lifetime.