The Cambridge Companion to Henry David Thoreau

The Cambridge Companion to Henry David Thoreau

by Joel Myerson (Editor)


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Presenting essays by distinguished contributors, this collection is a valuable resource for historical and contextual material, whether on early writings like A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers, the monumental Walden, or on Thoreau's assorted journals and later books.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521440370
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/28/2004
Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

1. Thoreau's reputation Walter Harding; 2. Thoreau and Concord Robert D. Richardson, Jr; 3. Thoreau and Emerson Robert Sattelmeyer; 4. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers Linck C. Johnson; 5. Thoreau as poet Elizabeth Hall Wetherell; 6. Thoreau and his audience Steven Fink; 7.Walden Richard J. Schneider; 8. Thoreau in his journal Leonard N. Neufeldt; 9. The Maine Woods Joseph J. Moldenhauer; 10. 'A Wild Rank Place': Thoreau's Cape Cod Philip F. Gura; 11. Thoreau's later natural history writings Ronald Wesley Hoag; 12. Thoreau and the natural environment Lawrence Buell; 13. Thoreau and reform Len Gougeon; Index.

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