Henry Thoreau

Henry Thoreau

A Life of the Mind

Book - 1986
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Baker & Taylor
This biography of Henry Thoreau offers insight into his social activism, his interest in fine arts, William Gilpin and John Ruskin's influence on his nature writing, and his involvement in, and influence by, the Agassiz-Darwin debate over "The Origin of Species."

University of California Press
The two years Thoreau spent at Walden Pond and the night he spent in the Concord jail are among the most familiar features of the American intellectual landscape. In this new biography, based on a reexamination of Thoreau's manuscripts and on a retracing of his trips, Robert Richardson offers a view of Thoreau's life and achievement in their full nineteenth century context.


Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c1986.
ISBN: 9780520054950
0520054954
Branch Call Number: 920 THOREAU, H.
Characteristics: x, 455 p. : ill., port. ; 24 cm.

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