A Historical Guide to Henry David Thoreau by William E. Cain

A Historical Guide to Henry David Thoreau

EditorWilliam E. Cain

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As an essayist, philosopher, ex-pencil manufacturer, notorious hermit, tax protester, and all-around original thinker, Thoreau led so singular a life that he is in some ways a perfect candidate for the historical and biographical treatments made possible by the Historical Guides to AmericanAuthors series format. William E. Cain, the volume editor, includes contributions on his relationship with 19th century authority and concepts of the land, which should help the volume's reach beyond those who read Thoreau for illumination to those general readers who love him for embodying thespirit of American rebellion.

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William E. Cain is Mary Jewitt Gaiser Professor of English at Wellesley College.
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Title:A Historical Guide to Henry David ThoreauFormat:PaperbackPublished:October 15, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195138635

ISBN - 13:9780195138634

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