Walden; or, life in the woods

by Henry David Thoreau

Publisher: Chapman andHall in London

Written in English
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Statementillustrated with woodcuts by E. F. Daglish.
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Open LibraryOL13718170M

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Walden (first published as Walden; or, Life in the Woods) is a book by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau. The text is a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and (to some degree) manual for self-reliance/5(K).

Walden, in full Walden; or, Life in the Woods, series of 18 essays by Henry David Thoreau, published in An important contribution to New England Transcendentalism, the book was a record of Thoreau’s experiment in simple living on the northern shore of Walden Pond in eastern Massachusetts (–47).

Walden first published as Walden; or, Life in the Woods) is a book by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau. The text is a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings.

The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and-to some degree-a manual for self-reliance/5(23).

Life in the Woods = Walden, Henry David Thoreau Walden is a book by Henry David Thoreau, First published in The text is a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and a manual for self-reliance/5.

full title Originally published as Walden; or, Life in the Woods. Thoreau requested that the title be abbreviated simply to Walden upon the preparation of a second edition in genre Autobiography; moral philosophy; natural history; social criticism.

time and place written –Walden Pond, near Concord, Massachusetts.