Walden and Civil Disobedience

Walden and Civil Disobedience

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&&LDIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LI&&RWalden and Civil Disobedience&&L/I&&R, by &&LSTRONG&&RHenry David Thoreau&&L/B&&R, is part of the &&LI&&R &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R &&L/I&&Rseries, 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 &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R: &&LDIV&&R 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. &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics &&L/I&&Rpulls together a constellation of influences--biographical, historical, and literary--to enrich each reader''s understanding of these enduring works.&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LB&&R&&L/B&&R &&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LB&&RHenry David Thoreau&&L/B&&R 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. &&LI&&RWalden&&L/I&&R 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. &&LI&&ROn The Duty Of Civil Disobedience&&L/I&&R 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. &&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R &&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LP style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"&&R&&LB&&RJonathan Levin&&L/B&&R 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 &&LI&&RThe Poetics of Transition: Emerson, Pragmatism, and American Literary Modernism&&L/I&&R, as well as numerous essays and reviews.&&L/P&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&L/B&&R
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1983
ISBN: 9781593082086
9780140390445
0140390448
Branch Call Number: 818.303 THO 1983 19
Characteristics: 431 p. ; 19 cm
Alternative Title: Civil disobedience

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