New PDF release: Familiar Letters - The Writings of Henry David Thoreau

By Henry David Thoreau

it is a selection of letters written via American naturalist Henry David Thoreau. Henry David Thoreau (1817 – 1862) used to be an American poet, thinker, essayist, abolitionist, naturalist, improvement critic, and historian. He was once additionally a number one determine in Transcendentalism, and is better identified for his ebook “Walden”, a treatise on easy residing in a usual surroundings. different remarkable works via this writer contain: “The Landlord” (1843), “Reform and the Reformers” (1846–48), and “Slavery in Massachusetts” (1854). The letters during this quantity are of a private and intimate nature, and supply an exceptional glimpse of either guy and brain. “Familiar Letters” is very suggested for fanatics of Thoreau's paintings, and it's not to be ignored by means of the discerning collector. Contents comprise: “Years Of Discipline”, “Golden Age Of Achievement”, and “Friends And Followers”. Many classic books corresponding to this have gotten more and more scarce and dear. we're republishing this quantity now in an inexpensive, glossy, fine quality variation whole with a especially commissioned new biography of the author.

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By Henry David Thoreau

it is a selection of letters written via American naturalist Henry David Thoreau. Henry David Thoreau (1817 – 1862) used to be an American poet, thinker, essayist, abolitionist, naturalist, improvement critic, and historian. He was once additionally a number one determine in Transcendentalism, and is better identified for his ebook “Walden”, a treatise on easy residing in a usual surroundings. different remarkable works via this writer contain: “The Landlord” (1843), “Reform and the Reformers” (1846–48), and “Slavery in Massachusetts” (1854). The letters during this quantity are of a private and intimate nature, and supply an exceptional glimpse of either guy and brain. “Familiar Letters” is very suggested for fanatics of Thoreau's paintings, and it's not to be ignored by means of the discerning collector. Contents comprise: “Years Of Discipline”, “Golden Age Of Achievement”, and “Friends And Followers”. Many classic books corresponding to this have gotten more and more scarce and dear. we're republishing this quantity now in an inexpensive, glossy, fine quality variation whole with a especially commissioned new biography of the author.

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