A week on the Concord and Merrimack rivers ; Walden, or, Life in the woods ; The Maine woods ; Cape Cod
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New York, N.Y. : Literary Classics of the United States :, [1985].
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0940450275 (alk. paper) :, 9780940450271 (alk. paper)
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1114 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
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Published
New York, N.Y. : Literary Classics of the United States :, [1985].
Format
Book
Language
English
ISBN
0940450275 (alk. paper) :, 9780940450271 (alk. paper)

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General Note
Includes index.
Bibliography
Bibliography: pages 1071-1094.
Description
Henry David Thoreau wrote four full-length works, collected here in a single volume. Interweaving natural observation, personal experience, and historical lore, they reveal his brilliance not only as a writer, but as a naturalist, scholar, historian, poet, and philosopher. "A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers" is based on a boat trip taken with his brother from Concord, Massachusetts to Concord, New Hampshire. "Walden" is at once a personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, manual of self-reliance, and masterpiece of style. "The Maine Woods" and "Cape Cod" portray landscapes changing irreversibly even as he wrote. The first combines close observation of the unexplored Maine wilderness with a far-sighted plea for conservation; the second is a brilliant and unsentimental account of survival on a barren peninsula in the face of hostile elements, historical change, and natural decay.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Thoreau, H. D. (1985). A week on the Concord and Merrimack rivers ; Walden, or, Life in the woods ; The Maine woods ; Cape Cod . Literary Classics of the United States :.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862. 1985. A Week On the Concord and Merrimack Rivers ; Walden, Or, Life in the Woods ; The Maine Woods ; Cape Cod. Literary Classics of the United States.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862. A Week On the Concord and Merrimack Rivers ; Walden, Or, Life in the Woods ; The Maine Woods ; Cape Cod Literary Classics of the United States, 1985.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Thoreau, Henry David. A Week On the Concord and Merrimack Rivers ; Walden, Or, Life in the Woods ; The Maine Woods ; Cape Cod Literary Classics of the United States :, 1985.

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