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    Description"Walden and Civil Disobedience," by Henry David Thoreau, is part of the ""Barnes & Noble Classics" "series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of "Barnes & Noble Classics" New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars Biographies of the authors Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events Footnotes and endnotes Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work Comments by other famous authors Study questions to challenge the reader's viewpoints and expectations Bibliographies for further reading Indices & Glossaries, when appropriateAll editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. "Barnes & Noble Classics "pulls together a constellation of influences--biographical, historical, and literary--to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works. Henry David Thoreau was a sturdy individualist and a lover of nature. In March, 1845, he built himself a wooden hut on the edge of Walden Pond, near Concord, Massachusetts, where he lived until September 1847. "Walden" is Thoreaus autobiograophical account of his Robinson Crusoe existence, bare of creature comforts but rich in contemplation of the wonders of nature and the ways of man. "On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience" is the classic protest against government's interference with individual liberty, and is considered one of the most famous essays ever written. This newly repackaged edition also includes a selection of Thoreau's poetry. Jonathan Levin is Dean of the School of Humanities and Professor of Literature and Culture at SUNY-Purchase. His research interests include nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature and culture, modernism and modernity, and environmental studies. He is the author of "The Poetics of Transition: Emerson, Pragmatism, and American Literary Modernism," as well as numerous essays and reviews.


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    Title
    Walden and Civil Disobedience
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Henry David Thoreau, Introduction by Jonathan Levin, Notes by Jonathan Levin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781593082086
    ISBN 10: 1593082088
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25710
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF
    DC22: B
    LC classification: PN
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    B&T General Subject: 500
    Abridged Dewey: 808
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    BISAC region code: 4.0.1.1.3.0.0
    Thema V1.0: DNL
    Publisher
    Fine Communications,US
    Imprint name
    Fine Communications,US
    Publication date
    07 March 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY