A Year In Thoreau's Journal: 1851

Paperback | December 1, 1993

byHenry David ThoreauIntroduction byH. Daniel Peck

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Thoreau's journal of 1851 reveals profound ideas and observations in the making, including wonderful writing on the natural history of Concord.

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Thoreau's journal of 1851 reveals profound ideas and observations in the making, including wonderful writing on the natural history of Concord.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshe...

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Thoreau’s journal of 1851 reveals profound ideas and observations in the making, including wonderful writing on the natural history of Concord.

Henry David Thoreau was born in Concord, Massachusetts in 1817. He graduated from Harvard in 1837, the same year he began his lifelong Journal. Inspired by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Thoreau became a key member of the Transcendentalist movement that included Margaret Fuller and Bronson Alcott. The Transcendentalists' faith in nature was test...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 7.7 × 5 × 0.8 inPublished:December 1, 1993Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140390855

ISBN - 13:9780140390858

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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Table of Contents

A Year in Thoreau's Journal: 1851 - Henry David Thoreau Introduction
Suggestions for Further Reading
A Note on the Text

A Year in Thoreau's Journal: 1851Notes
Map of Concord, Massachusetts