The Greatest Essays of Henry David Thoreau - 26 Influential Titles in One Edition

Civil Disobedience, Slavery in Massachusetts, Life Without Principle, The Landlord, Walking, Sir Walter Raleigh, Paradise (to be) Regained, Herald of Freedom…

Henry David Thoreau: The Greatest Essays of Henry David Thoreau - 26 Influential Titles in One Edition
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Contents:

Introduction:

Thoreau by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Essays:

Civil Disobedience

Slavery in Massachusetts

Life Without Principle

Excursions

Natural History of Massachusetts

A Walk to Wachusett

The Landlord

A Winter Walk

The Succession of Forest Trees

Walking

Autumnal Tints

Wild Apples

Night and Moonlight

Aulus Persius Flaccus

The Service

Sir Walter Raleigh

Prayers

Paradise (to be) Regained

Herald of Freedom

Thomas Carlyle and His Works

Wendell Phillips Before the Concord Lyceum

A Plea for Captain John Brown

The Last Days of John Brown

After the Death of John Brown

Reform and the Reformers

The Highland Light

Dark Ages

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) was an American essayist, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, surveyor, and historian. A leading transcendentalist, Thoreau is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay Civil Disobedience, an argument for disobedience to an unjust state.