Walden and Other Writings
ISBN10: 0679783342 ISBN13: 9780679783343 Contributors: Atkinson, Brooks (Editor); Emerson, Ralph Waldo (Introduction) Publisher: Modern Library Published: Nov 1 2000 Pages: 802 Weight: 1.30lbs. Height: 7.75" Width: 5.00" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
Introduction by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Commentary by Van Wyck Brooks and E. B. White
Naturalist, philosopher, champion of self-reliance and moral independence, Henry David Thoreau remains not only one of our most influential writers but also one of our most contemporary. This unique and comprehensive edition gathers all of Thoreau's most significant works, including his masterpiece, Walden (reproduced in its entirety); A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers; selections from Cape Cod and The Maine Woods; as well as "Walking," "Civil Disobedience," "Slavery in Massachusetts," "A Plea for Captain John Brown," and "Life Without Principle." Taken together, they reveal the astounding range, subtlety, artistry, and depth of thought of this true American original.