Toward the making of Thoreau"s modern reputation selected correspondence of S. A. Jones, A. W. Hosmer, H. S. Salt, H. G. O. Blake, and D. Ricketson

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  • Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History,
  • Literary historians -- United States -- Correspondence,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by Fritz Oehlschlaeger and George Hendrick.
ContributionsJones, Samuel Arthur, 1834-1912., Oehlschlaeger, Fritz., Hendrick, George.
LC ClassificationsPS3053 .T6
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Paginationxix, 413 p., [7] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages413
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Open LibraryOL4409484M
ISBN 100252007255
LC Control Number79012831

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Jones, A.W. Hosmer, H.S. Salt, H.G.O. Blake, and D. Thoreau is one of the most read and most influential of American authors, with a readership and a following around the world.

His writings have been reprinted countless times, both in English and in translation into many foreign languages. His Walden is required reading in American literature courses at Toward the making of Thoreaus modern reputation book college level.

Henry David Thoreau (see name pronunciation; J – May 6, ) was an American essayist, poet, and philosopher. A leading transcendentalist, he is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay "Civil Disobedience" (originally published as "Resistance to Civil Government"), an argument for disobedience to an unjust mater: Harvard College.

Thoreau finds truth in "the wildest dreams of wild men," even though these truths defy common sense. He is drawn to "wild fancies, which transcend the order of time and development." All good things, he declares, are wild and free.

He rejoices that civilized men, like domestic animals, retain some measure of their innate wildness. Some men. Thoreau’s Lectures Before Walden: Lecture a drawing of Walden Pond similar to the one he used in the book.

Toward the Making of Thoreau’s Modern Reputation, ed. Fritz Ochlschlaeger and George Hendrick (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, ), p. Walter Harding and Michael Meyer. The New Thoreau Handbook. New York: New York University Press,+ xviii pp. Mary Elkins Moller. Thoreau in the Human Community.

Amherst: University of Mass Author: Lauriat Lane. Oehlschaeger, Fritz, and George Hendrick, ed. TOWARD THE MAKING OF THOREAU’S MODERN REPUTATION. Urbana: University of Illinois Press [] A fascinating study of how Thoreau’s literary reputation evolved, as reflected in (and influence by) the correspondence of Henry Salt, Samuel Arthur Jones, Alfred Hosmer, Daniel Ricketson, and Harrison.

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Socrates, Thoreau, King & Zinn on Civil Disobedience December 3rd, In Plato’s Crito, Socrates is shown to believe, essentially, that one should obey the laws of one’s city-state (Athens), even if in a particular case the law seems excessive, asinine, and/or immoral(i.e., not in keeping with a rationally acceptable view of moral.

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WALDEN. Economy. When I wrote the following pages, or rather the bulk of them, I lived alone, in the woods, a mile from any neighbor, in a house which I had built myself, on the shore of Walden Pond, in Concord, Massachusetts, and earned my living by the labor of my hands only.

The first essay in Cape Cod opens upon a violently impacted vista: the scene of a recent shipwreck on Cohassett, a beach strewn with dead bodies, the tremendously sad end to the Irish St John not making it to the promised land. By the first few pages we are introduced to “the coiled-up wreck of a human hulk, gashed by the rocks or fishes, so.

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HENDRICK, George PERSONAL: Born Main Stephenville, TX; son of Hoyt (a rancher) and Bessie Lea (Sears) Hendrick; married Willene Lowery, January Henry David Thoreau Quotes About Religion Quotes was anciently "an open place without a roof," whose walls served merely to shut out the world and direct the mind toward heaven; but a modern meeting-house shuts out the heavens, while it crowds the world into still closer quarters.

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The Journals of Edmund Quincy Sewall Jr. Introduction by Thomas Knoles What does education often do. —It makes a straight-cut ditch —of a free meandering brook. –Henry David Thoreau [1] Thoreau scholars have long been aware of the journal kept during the spring of in Concord, Massachusetts, by a boy named Edmund Quincy Sewall entries cover a period of.

Thoreau and Socrates: Laws & Civil Disobedience January 8th, In Plato’s Crito, Socrates is shown to believe that one should obey the laws of one’s city-state (Athens), even if in a particular case the law seems excessive, asinine, and/or not in keeping with a rationally acceptable view of moral justness and rightness (in other words.

Many people fall into it, always following the same path and not making a new path for themselves. "That if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours.

Our way to the high sand-bank, which I have described as extending all along the coast, led, as usual, through patches of Bayberry bushes, which straggled into the sand.

This, next to the Shrub-oak, was perhaps the most common shrub thereabouts. I was much attracted by its odoriferous leaves and small gray berries which are clustered about the short twigs, just below the last year's growth. The freethinking Thoreaus were relatively cultured, but they were also poor, making their living by the modest production of homemade pencils.

Despite financial constraints, Henry received a top-notch education, first at Concord Academy and then at Harvard College in. A "mote" is a tiny piece of substance or material. Thoreau is likely making an allusion to the biblical book of Matthewwhich talks about the hypocrisy of people pointing out faults in others without looking at their own actions.

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"Walden" established Thoreau's reputation as one of America's great literary figures, and to this day, both the book and the pond are synonymous with. After setting out his famous summation of the modern condition--"The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation"--Thoreau goes on in Chapter One of Walden to describe a bit about why he thinks this situation has come to first target is a thoughtlessness that resigns itself to the status quo.

The attitude seems to be "Well, this is what everyone says is the 'good life' so that is what. But Thoreau’s literary and inspirational reputation escalated during the 20th century. Along with this attention came the symbolism found in the image of that simple house in the woods.

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