Walden and civil disobedience

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2004,c2003.
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Walden and Civil Disobedience , by Henry David Thoreau , is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics   series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics : New introductions commissioned from today''s top writers and scholars Biographies of the authors Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events Footnotes and endnotes Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work Comments by other famous authors Study questions to challenge the reader''s viewpoints and expectations Bibliographies for further reading Indices & Glossaries, when appropriate All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls together a constellation of influences--biographical, historical, and literary--to enrich each reader''s understanding of these enduring works.   Henry David Thoreau was a sturdy individualist and a lover of nature. In March, 1845, he built himself a wooden hut on the edge of Walden Pond, near Concord, Massachusetts, where he lived until September 1847. Walden is Thoreaus autobiograophical account of his Robinson Crusoe existence, bare of creature comforts but rich in contemplation of the wonders of nature and the ways of man. On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience is the classic protest against government''s interference with individual liberty, and is considered one of the most famous essays ever written. This newly repackaged edition also includes a selection of Thoreau''s poetry.   Jonathan Levin is Dean of the School of Humanities and Professor of Literature and Culture at SUNY-Purchase. His research interests include nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature and culture, modernism and modernity, and environmental studies. He is the author of The Poetics of Transition: Emerson, Pragmatism, and American Literary Modernism , as well as numerous essays and reviews.

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subject_facet Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography, Civil disobedience, Natural history -- Walden Woods, Solitude, Thoreau, Henry David, -- 1817-1862 -- Homes and haunts -- Massachusetts -- Walden Woods, Walden Woods (Mass.) -- Social life and customs, Wilderness areas -- Massachusetts -- Walden Woods
title_display Walden and civil disobedience
title_full Walden and civil disobedience / Henry David Thoreau, with an introduction and notes by Jonathan Levin ; George Stade, consulting editorial director
title_short Walden and civil disobedience
topic_facet Authors, American, Biography, Civil disobedience, Homes and haunts, Natural history, Social life and customs, Solitude, Thoreau, Henry David, Wilderness areas