The Portable Thoreau (Penguin Classics)

The Portable Thoreau (Penguin Classics)

Henry David Thoreau


An up-to-date variation of Thoreau's most generally learn works

Self-described as "a mystic, a transcendentalist, and a average thinker to boot," Henry David Thoreau committed his lifestyles to holding his freedom as a guy and as an artist. Nature used to be the fountainhead of his suggestion and his safe haven from what he thought of the follies of society. Heedless of his acquaintances' suggestion to stay in a extra orthodox demeanour, he determinedly pursued his personal internal bent-that of a poet-philosopher-in prose and verse. Edited through famous Thoreau pupil Jeffrey S. Cramer, this variation grants to be the hot commonplace for these attracted to getting to know the nice thinker's influential rules approximately every thing from environmentalism to constrained government.

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