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Walden

Henry David Thoreau ; edited with an introduction and notes by Stephen Fender

(Oxford world's classics)

Oxford University Press, 1999

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Description based on: reissued 2008

"A chronology of Henry David Thoreau": p. [lii]-lvii

Includes bibliographical references (p. [xlix]-li)

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内容説明

'The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation' In 1845 Henry David Thoreau left his home town of Concord, Massachusetts to begin a new life alone, in a rough hut he built himself a mile and a half away on the north-west shore of Walden Pond. Walden is Thoreau's classic autobiographical account of this experiment in solitary living, his refusal to play by the rules of hard work and the accumulation of wealth and above all the freedom it gave him to adapt his living to the natural world around him. This new edition of Walden traces the sources of Thoreau's reading and thinking and considers the author in the context of his birthplace and his sense of its history - social, economic and natural. In addition, an ecological appendix provides modern identifications of the myriad plants and animals to which Thoreau gave increasingly close attention as he became acclimatized to his life in the woods by Walden Pond. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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詳細情報

  • NII書誌ID(NCID)
    BB07975600
  • ISBN
    • 9780199538065
  • 出版国コード
    uk
  • タイトル言語コード
    eng
  • 本文言語コード
    eng
  • 出版地
    Oxford
  • ページ数/冊数
    lvii, 375 p., [3] p. of plates
  • 大きさ
    20 cm
  • 親書誌ID
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