Walden: and On the Duty of Civil Disobedience (Paperback)

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First published in 1854, Walden details Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years, two months, and two days in a cabin he built near Walden Pond amidst woodland owned by his friend and mentor Ralph Waldo Emerson, near Concord, Massachusetts. Thoreau used this time to write his first book, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers. The experience later inspired Walden, in which Thoreau compresses the time into a single calendar year and uses passages of four seasons to symbolize human development.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781657103078
ISBN-10: 1657103072
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: January 7th, 2020
Pages: 212
Language: English