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For over a hundred and fifty years, the essays, poetry and journals of the leading transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau have won the admiration of readers, due to the author’s natural observation, symbolic meanings, poetic sensibility, philosophical austerity and practical detail. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete published works of Henry David Thoreau, with numerous illustrations, informative introductions and the largest collection of journals available to eReaders. (Version 1)



* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Thoreau’s life and works

* Concise introductions to the books and other texts

* All 5 books, with individual contents tables

* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

* Excellent formatting of the texts

* The complete essays – with rare works often missed out of collections

* The complete poetry, with special chronological and alphabetical contents tables

* Easily locate the poems or short stories you want to read

* Includes Thoreau’s letters – spend hours exploring the author’s personal correspondence

* Features over 2,000 pages of Thoreau’s journals

* Special criticism section, with essays evaluating Thoreau’s personality and contribution to literature

* Features a bonus biography by the author’s close friend Ralph Waldo Emerson – discover Thoreau’s literary life

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres



Please note: due to copyright restrictions we are unable to offer the complete journals. However, the collection provides a generous sample of Thoreau’s journals, offering the complete journals for 1837-1847, a detailed example of the ‘middle’ journals for 1855-1856 and the complete last year of Thoreau’s life, as well as a generous selection from all of the other journals.



CONTENTS:



The Books

A WEEK ON THE CONCORD AND MERRIMACK RIVERS

WALDEN, OR, LIFE IN THE WOODS

THE MAINE WOODS

CAPE COD

A YANKEE IN CANADA



The Essays

AULUS PERSIUS FLACCUS

THE SERVICE

NATURAL HISTORY OF MASSACHUSETTS

A WALK TO WACHUSETT

SIR WALTER RALEIGH

DARK AGES

A WINTER WALK

THE LANDLORD

PARADISE (TO BE) REGAINED

HOMER. OSSIAN. CHAUCER.

HERALD OF FREEDOM

WENDELL PHILLIPS BEFORE THE CONCORD LYCEUM

THOMAS CARLYLE AND HIS WORKS

ON THE DUTY OF CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE

WALKING

LOVE

CHASTITY AND SENSUALITY

SLAVERY IN MASSACHUSETTS

LIFE WITHOUT PRINCIPLE

AUTUMNAL TINTS

A PLEA FOR CAPTAIN JOHN BROWN

MARTYRDOM OF JOHN BROWN

THE LAST DAYS OF JOHN BROWN

THE SUCCESSION OF FOREST TREES

WILD APPLES

NIGHT AND MOONLIGHT

HUCKLEBERRIES



The Poems

LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER



The Translations

PROMETHEUS BOUND OF ÆSCHYLUS

TRANSLATIONS FROM PINDAR



The Letters

FAMILIAR LETTERS OF HENRY DAVID THOREAU



The Journals

THOREAU’S JOURNALS



The Criticism

HENRY DAVID THOREAU: HIS CHARACTER AND OPINIONS by Robert Louis Stevenson

BROOK FARM AND CONCORD by Henry James

Extracts from AMERICAN NOTEBOOKS by Nathaniel Hawthorne

THE FORESTER by Amos Bronson Alcott

A FABLE FOR CRITICS by James Russell Lowell

HENRY D. THOREAU by Elbert Hubbard

THOREAU by Virginia Woolf

ANOTHER WORD ON THOREAU by John Burroughs



The Biography

THOREAU: BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH by Ralph Waldo Emerson

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2013
June 30
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
5,502
Pages
PUBLISHER
Delphi Classics
SELLER
DELPHI CLASSICS
SIZE
13.1
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