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Deluxe hardcover edition! Volume 1 of the complete reprint of the journals covers the years 1837 to 1855. A major document in 19th-century American literature, the journals are sourcebooks for many Thoreau works including "Walden." Hundreds of entries on birds, flowers, nature, philosophical topics. An extraordinary record of Thoreau's life and thought.
Hardcover, 900 pages
Published June 1st 1962 by Dover Publications
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This and its sister volume encompass the twenty-four more or less fertile years of jotting, reflecting, versifying, soliloquizing and indexing that spanned Thoreau's graduation from college at the age of twenty to the year preceding his death in 1862, by which time he had become too weak to write: two volumes, then--the contents of which have traditionally been staggered across fourteen--a monument as much to the chief and chiefly outlying intelligence of the American Renaissance as to the art o ...more
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I spent my summer of unemployment reading this volume which includes Thoreau's Journals 1 through 7 of 14 total. I loved reading it, not having to keep track of a plot. Immersing myself in his observations, I would get confused as to what season it actually was outside! ha.
I read through return of the galley proofs in 1854. A truly amazing book, full of insight and interesting observations. I read the Dover Edition of 1962, edited by Torrey and Allen.
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Henry David Thoreau (born David Henry Thoreau)was an American author, naturalist, transcendentalist, tax resister, development critic, philosopher, and abolitionist who is best known for Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay, Civil Disobedience, an argument for individual resistance to civil government in moral opposition to an unjust state.

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