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5 edition of Thoreau"s Nature found in the catalog.

Thoreau"s Nature

by Jane Bennett

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • Social theory,
  • Western philosophy, c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • American English,
  • USA,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Science / History & Theory,
  • American - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9581695M
    ISBN 100742521400
    ISBN 109780742521407
    OCLC/WorldCa612163100


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Thoreau"s Nature by Jane Bennett Download PDF EPUB FB2

When Thoreau perceives nature, he sees an inexhaustible source of wisdom, beauty, and spiritual nourishment. He regards it with great respect and awe while also having with it an intimate familiarity and comfort.

Many chapters in the book are dedicated to his fond, painstaking observations of the natural world, from the way the ice breaks up on the pond in springtime, to the habits of the. Published inWalden is Thoreau’s most famous book and many would argue is his best. The book is about the virtues of simple living and self-sufficiency in a modern world and was inspired by the two years Thoreau spent living in a small cabin at the edge of Walden Pond in the s.

The book is a complex work that is part memoir, part. Great book for any avid nature lover. Read more. 25 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse.

See all reviews from the United States. Top international reviews Nadia. out of 5 stars Font size for ants and an odd layout. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 5, Cited by: “A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.” ― Henry David Thoreau, Walden.

tags: afford, let-alone, natural, rich, wealth. “Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.” ― Henry David Thoreau, Walden. tags: conformity, Cited by: Walden opens with a simple announcement that Thoreau spent two years in Walden Pond, near Concord, Massachusetts, living a simple life supported by no one.

He says that he now resides among the civilized again; the episode was clearly both experimental and temporary. The first chapter, “Economy,” is a manifesto of social thought and meditations on domestic management, and in it Cited by:.