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Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind (Paperback)

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By Robert D. Richardson, Barry Moser (Illustrator), Barry Moser (Designed by)
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The two years Thoreau spent at Walden Pond and the night he spent in the Concord jail are among the most familiar features of the American intellectual landscape. In this new biography, based on a reexamination of Thoreau's manuscripts and on a retracing of his trips, Robert Richardson offers a view of Thoreau's life and achievement in their full nineteenth century context.

About the Author


Robert D. Richardson, Jr. is the author of Emerson: The Mind on Fire (California, 1995) among other books.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780520063464
ISBN-10: 0520063465
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: January 21st, 1988
Pages: 464
Language: English