This 1862 essay, a meditation on the joy of walking and its necessity as a remedy for stress, has become one of the most influential works of the modern environmentalist movement.
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About the Author
Henry David Thoreau (1817–62) was an essayist, poet, and philosopher as well as one of America's foremost nature writers. He lived most of his life in Concord, Massachusetts, and was a close friend and protégé of Transcendentalist philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson. Walden, a meditation on life in the woods, and Civil Disobedience, a polemic advocating dissent from unjust government, are his best-known works.
Date of Birth:July 12, 1817
Date of Death:May 6, 1862
Place of Birth:Concord, Massachusetts
Place of Death:Concord, Massachusetts
Education:Concord Academy, 1828-33); Harvard University, 1837