Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau (1817 – 1862) was an American author, naturalist, transcendentalist, tax resister, development critic, philosopher, and abolitionist who is best known for Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay, Civil Disobedience, an argument for individual resistance to civil government in moral opposition to an unjust state.


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The Essays of Henry D. Thoreau

Henry D. Thoreau; Selected and Edited by Lewis Hyde
North Point Press

Thoreau's major essays annotated and introduced by one of our most vital intellectuals. With The Essays of Henry D. Thoreau, Lewis Hyde gathers thirteen of...


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