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Henry David Thoreau (1817 – 1862)

Nationality: American Periods: American: 1783-1865

Walden, pond, transcedentalist, hermit, woods, nature

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Criticism about Henry David Thoreau

This lengthy analysis of the author’s life and work includes sections on “The Village Rebel “, “Thoreau�s Youth and Education”, “The Experiment at Walden Pond”, and “Thoreau�s Significance.”
Contains: Extensive Bio, Criticism, Bibliography
Author: Archibald MacMechan
From: The Cambridge History of English and American Literature Volume XVI: American, Early National Literature: Part II, Later National Literature: Part I

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Botanical Index to the Journals of Henry David Thoreau
“A wealth of observations and commentary on the wild plants of Concord, Massachusetts lies strewn on the pages of Henry Thoreau’s Journal.”
Contains: Commentary
Author: Angelo, Ray
Keywords: Henry David Thoreau, botany, plants, Journals
Henry David Thoreau’s Grave
This site shows photographs of Henry David Thoreau’ s grave with its one word headstone–Henry.
Contains: Pictures
Keywords: Henry David Thoreau, grave, burial, headstone
On Visiting the Graves of Hawthorne and Thoreau
This site is a poem written by Very Jones, a transcendental poet, describing a visit to the graves of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry David Thoreau.
Contains: Commentary
Author: Very, Jones
From: Eldritch Press
Keywords: poem, transcendental movement, graves
Resources for the Study of Henry David Thoreau
This site provides a “bibliography of Thoreau biographies and bibliographies.”
Contains: Bibliography
Keywords: Henry David Thoreau, bibliography
The Thoreau Reader
Annotated editions of Thoreau�s works, with an introduction to Thoreau, images, essays, help for students and teachers, and links to other Thoreau pages.
Contains: Full Bio, Timeline, Pictures, Commentary, Criticism, Bibliography, Webliography, Works List, Works Available,
Author: Richard Lenat
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Thoreau’s Handwriting
The “Thoreau’s Handwriting” site provides the viewer with a sample from a manuscript of Henry David Thoreau with a transcription of the same page.
Contains: Pictures
Author: Coon, Russ
Keywords: Henry David Thoreau, handwriting, manuscript, transcription
Thoreau’s Maine Woods
“The Portland Newspapers and WGME-TV spent three weeks paddling and hiking portions of Thoreau’s route, guided by the author’s words and ideas. Here, we share with readers, viewers and Internet users what we observed in the woods and along the rivers and lakes that Thoreau described as “the wildest country.”
Contains: Pictures, Interview, Commentary
Author: Haugen, Lori
Keywords: Henry David Thoreau, woods, hike, journey, travels
Walden Pond Exhibit
“Walden Pond Exhibit” shows photographs of Walden Pond for those wondering what Henry David Thoreau’s Walden Pond actually looked like.
Contains: Pictures
Keywords: Walden Pond, Henry David Thoreau, pictures, photographs

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