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Other titlesThumbnail Walden
Statementedited by Steve Lentz.
ContributionsLentz, Steve, 1949-
LC ClassificationsPS3042 .L46 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination122 p. ;
Number of Pages122
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Open LibraryOL6801388M
ISBN 10096716253X
LC Control Number00133171

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The birds begin to return and the trees become greener. Soon, summer comes, and after two years at Walden, Thoreau leaves.

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But when it was first published—on August 9, —it sold just around. Walden describes a two-year period that Thoreau spent living alone next to a remote pond.

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Written, like Walden, while Thoreau lived at Walden Pond, and published inA Week (his first book) shares many themes with Walden, published in Both dramatize the process of self.

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Secondly, the book Walden, or, Life in the Woods, displays double meanings and contradictions of this concept simplicity. I did some research on Thoreau about his stylistic writing and common themes and many of reviewers would argue that Thoreau is not simple at all.

I would agree as well because Walden .First published inWalden details Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years, two months, and two days in a cabin he built near Walden Pond amid woodland owned by his friend and mentor Ralph Waldo Emerson, near Concord, Massachusetts.

Thoreau used this time to write his first book.

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