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By Henry D. Thoreau,Jeffrey S. Cramer

“On the thirty first of August, 1846, I left harmony in Massachusetts for Bangor and the backwoods of Maine”—thus starts off The Maine Woods, the evocative tale of Thoreau’s trips via a well-recognized but untouched land.

 

As he explores Mt. Katahdin (an Indian notice that means “highest land”), Lake Chesuncook, the Allagash River, and the East department of the Penobscot, Thoreau muses on his personal vulnerability and the humility engendered via his solitude within the wasteland. all through Thoreau invokes the woodland of Maine—the mountains, waterways, fauna, plants, and the people—in his singular variety. Echoing Walden, Thoreau’s passionate outcry opposed to the degradation of our surroundings in The Maine Woods will resonate strongly today.

 

This totally annotated present version of The Maine Woods makes an excellent better half quantity to Walden: an absolutely Annotated Edition and I to Myself: An Annotated choice from the magazine of Henry D. Thoreau.

 

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By Henry D. Thoreau,Jeffrey S. Cramer

“On the thirty first of August, 1846, I left harmony in Massachusetts for Bangor and the backwoods of Maine”—thus starts off The Maine Woods, the evocative tale of Thoreau’s trips via a well-recognized but untouched land.

 

As he explores Mt. Katahdin (an Indian notice that means “highest land”), Lake Chesuncook, the Allagash River, and the East department of the Penobscot, Thoreau muses on his personal vulnerability and the humility engendered via his solitude within the wasteland. all through Thoreau invokes the woodland of Maine—the mountains, waterways, fauna, plants, and the people—in his singular variety. Echoing Walden, Thoreau’s passionate outcry opposed to the degradation of our surroundings in The Maine Woods will resonate strongly today.

 

This totally annotated present version of The Maine Woods makes an excellent better half quantity to Walden: an absolutely Annotated Edition and I to Myself: An Annotated choice from the magazine of Henry D. Thoreau.

 

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