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Thoreau: Walden and Other Writings (1962) [Collection]
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Summary (From the publisher):

A masterpiece of American literature, Walden is Thoreau's account of a year spent in a shack beside a pond outside Concord, Massachusetts. Incidents in his daily life and intellectual activities are used as starting points for wide-ranging reflection written in a compelling prose style, seasoned with humor and shrewdness. Thoreau's famous essay on Civil Disobedience which influenced Ghandi and Tolstoy, states his case for nonconformity. Life Without Principle is Thoreau's unqualified statement of his defiant individualism.


  • Introduction by Joseph Wood Krutch
  • A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
  • Civil Disobedience (complete text)
  • Walden (complete text)
    • Economy
    • Complemental Verse
    • Where I Lived, and What I Lived For
    • Reading
    • Sounds
    • Solitude
    • Visitors
    • The Bean-field
    • The Village
    • The Ponds
    • Baker Farm
    • Higher Laws
    • Brute Neighbors
    • House-Warming
    • Former Inhabitants; and Winter Visitors
    • Winter Animals
    • The Pond in Winter
    • Spring
    • Conclusion
  • Life Without Principle
  • The Maine Woods
  • Cape Cod
  • The Journal
  • Bibliography

Original title: Thoreau: Walden and Other Writings
Original languages: English


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Edition #1: Thoreau: Walden and Other Writings

Thoreau: Walden and Other Writings (1962)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Joseph Wood Krutch
Introduction by: Joseph Wood Krutch
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Thoreau: Walden and Other Writings (1978)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Bantam Books
ISBN: 9780553126563
Dimensions: 4.3 x 7.2 x 0.9 in
Pages: 433

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