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Henry David Thoreau, The Poet's Delay: A Collection of Poetry by America's Greatest Observer of Nature

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This is a collection of poetry by one of America's foremost naturalists. Before Thoreau became famous for Walden, he was primarily a poet. A transcendentalist by heart and a perfectionist by nature, Thoreau used his poetry to exercise his craft as an essayist. His writing has been described as having "the vividness of a painter, and the scrutiny of a naturalist." Emerson e ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published October 15th 1992 by Rizzoli (first published February 1st 1974)
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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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