A Year In Thoreau's Journal: 1851 by Henry David ThoreauA Year In Thoreau's Journal: 1851 by Henry David Thoreau

A Year In Thoreau's Journal: 1851

byHenry David ThoreauIntroduction byH. Daniel Peck

Paperback | December 1, 1993

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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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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...
Title:A Year In Thoreau's Journal: 1851Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 7.74 × 5.07 × 0.79 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


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