Walden and Resistance to Civil Government
Authoritative Texts, Thoreau's Journal, Reviews and Essays in Criticism
Paperback ISBN: 0393959058
The classic chronicle of a communion with nature at Walden Pond offers a message of living simply and in harmony with nature, and Thoreau champions the belief that people of conscience are at liberty to follow their own opinions.
Growing Up Black
From Slave Days to the Present-25 African-Americans Reveal the Trials and Triumphs of Their Childhoods
Paperback ISBN: 0380766329
A classic work on the African-American experience is revised for the nineties with essays reflecting the concerns of black children from the last three decades and commentary from today's sports stars, politicians, and inner-city gang members. Original.
Crossing the Danger Water
Three Hundred Years of African-American Writing
Paperback ISBN: 0385422431
A chronological history of African-American life and thought represents a broad written and oral tradition and includes evidence of an African presence in America predating Columbus
The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
Paperback ISBN: 048628512x
African-American writer's pioneering novel parallels his own life, probes the psychological aspects of "passing for white," and examines the American caste and class system. Major contribution to American literature.