Walden And Civil Disobedience

Walden And Civil Disobedience

Walden And Civil Disobedience

A transcendentalist classic on social responsibility and a manifesto that inspired modern protest movements Critical of 19th-century America’s booming commercialism and industrialism, Henry David Thoreau moved to a small cabin in the woods of Concord, Massachusetts in 1845. Walden, the account of his stay near Walden Pond, conveys at once a naturalist’s wonder at the commonplace and a transcendentalist’s yearning for spiritual truth and self-reliance. But Thoreau's embrace of solitude and simplicity did not entail a withdrawal from social and political matters. Civil Disobedience, also included in this volume, expresses his antislavery and antiwar sentiments, and has influenced resistance movements worldwide. Both give rewarding insight into a free-minded, principled and idiosyncratic life. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,800 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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Genre : Philosophy
Author : Henry David Thoreau
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 1983-08-25
Total Pages : 336 Pages
ISBN : 9781101664094


Walden And Civil Disobedience

Walden And Civil Disobedience

Walden is an American book written by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and manual for self-reliance. It details Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years, two months, and two days in a cabin he built near Walden Pond, amidst woodland owned by his friend and mentor Ralph Waldo Emerson, near Concord, Massachusetts. The book compresses the time into a single calendar year and uses passages of four seasons to symbolize human development. By immersing himself in nature, Thoreau hoped to gain a more objective understanding of society through personal introspection. Simple living and self-sufficiency were Thoreau's other goals, and the whole project was inspired by transcendentalist philosophy, a central theme of the American Romantic Period. Civil Disobedience is an essay by Thoreau. In it, Thoreau argues that individuals should not permit governments to overrule or atrophy their consciences, and that they have a duty to avoid allowing such acquiescence to enable the government to make them the agents of injustice. Thoreau was motivated in part by his disgust with slavery and the Mexican–American War. Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi was impressed by Thoreau's arguments. American civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was also influenced by this essay.

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Genre : Philosophy
Author : Henry David Thoreau
Publisher : BookRix
Release : 2019-06-14
Total Pages : 464 Pages
ISBN : 9783736802063


Walden And Of Civil Disobedience

Walden And Of Civil Disobedience

Walden is a book written by Henry David Thoreau, a reflection upon simple living in nature. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and manual for self-reliance. By immersing himself in nature, Thoreau hoped to gain a more objective understanding of society through personal introspection. Simple living and self-sufficiency were Thoreau's other goals, and the whole project was inspired by transcendentalist philosophy. Civil Disobedience is an essay by Thoreau. In it, Thoreau argues that individuals should not permit governments to make them agents of injustice. Thoreau was motivated in part by his disgust with slavery and the Mexican-American War.

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Author : Henry David Thoreau
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Release : 2014-06-04
Total Pages : 234 Pages
ISBN : 1499795866


Civil Disobedience

Civil Disobedience

A Book that Transformed America “Friendship is first, Friendship last. But it is equally impossible to forget our Friends, and to make them answer to our ideal.”- Civil Disobedience, Henry David Thoreau Civil Disobedience was Thoreau's first published book and continues to transform American discourse. It is unusual for its symbolism and structure, its criticism of Christian institutions, and its many-layered storytelling. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This eBook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you’ll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can’t wait to hear what you have to say about it. Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Henry David Thoreau
Publisher : Xist Publishing
Release : 2016-03-17
Total Pages : 47 Pages
ISBN : 9781681955575


Walden Civil Disobedience And Other Writings

Walden Civil Disobedience And Other Writings

In addition to the texts of 'Walden' and 'Civil Disobedience', this revised and expanded 'Norton Critical Edition' reprints the increasingly important works 'Slavery in Massachusetts', 'Walking' and 'Wild Apples'. All texts are accompanied by annotations.

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Genre : Literary Collections
Author : Henry David Thoreau
Publisher : W W Norton & Company Incorporated
Release : 2008
Total Pages : 672 Pages
ISBN : UOM:39015074222475


Walden And Civil Disobedience

Walden And Civil Disobedience

Packaged in handsome, affordable trade editions, Clydesdale Classics is a new series of essential works. From the musings of academics such as Thomas Paine in Common Sense to the striking personal narrative of Harriet Jacobs in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, this new series is a comprehensive collection of our intellectual history through the words of the exceptional few. First published in 1854, Walden was written by the renowned transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau about his experience living off the land at Walden Pond for more than two years. Thoreau divides his deliberations and meditations into a variety of sections which include his views on economy and the natural world, the importance of reading and literature, the values of both solitude and companionship, and other personal reflections. In addition to Walden, this edition also includes Thoreau’s essay on Civil Disobedience, which discusses his views on the nature of government and its negative effects on society. With a new foreword by survivalist Matt Graham, venture into the woods with Thoreau and explore the complexities of life and truth in this classic piece of American literature.

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Genre : Nature
Author : Henry David Thoreau
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2018-01-02
Total Pages : 384 Pages
ISBN : 9781945186394


Walden And Civil Disobedience

Walden And Civil Disobedience

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Genre : Authors, American
Author : Henry David Thoreau
Publisher :
Release : 1966
Total Pages : 424 Pages
ISBN : STANFORD:36105003274953


Walden

Walden

Henry David Thoreau built a log cabin in the Concord Forest in Massachusetts in 1845. Thoreau lived there for two years to try out an alternative to the hectic and economically successful everyday life. The reason: He wanted to consciously feel life in harmony with nature again. The minimalist lifestyle should create space and time for the essentials. Thoreau kept a diary about his feelings and experiences during his time in the forest. This book arose from his notes. It deals with his everyday problems, with economic and philosophical considerations, with the feeling of loneliness, with the animals of the forest, with the seasons and with the reading of classical works.

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Genre : Philosophy
Author : Henry David Thoreau
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release : 2018-07-24
Total Pages : 396 Pages
ISBN : 9783752866711


Walden Illustrated

Walden Illustrated

Walden is a book by 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.

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Author : Henry David Thoreau
Publisher :
Release : 2021-01-10
Total Pages : 350 Pages
ISBN : 9798593173577


Walden And Other Writings

Walden And Other Writings

With their call for "simplicity, simplicity, simplicity!”, for self-honesty, and for harmony with nature, the writings of Henry David Thoreau are perhaps the most influential philosophical works in all American literature. The selections in this volume represent Thoreau at his best. Included in their entirety are Walden, his indisputable masterpiece, and his two great arguments for nonconformity, Civil Disobedience and Life Without Principle. A lifetime of brilliant observation of nature--and of himself--is recorded in selections from A Week On The Concord And Merrimack Rivers, Cape Cod, The Maine Woods and The Journal.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Henry David Thoreau
Publisher : Bantam Classics
Release : 2004-10-26
Total Pages : 464 Pages
ISBN : 9780553900774