Walden eBook Þ Paperback

Walden eBook Þ Paperback


10 thoughts on “Walden

  1. Riku Sayuj Riku Sayuj says:

    The first half is written by Thoreau, the accomplished philosopher and soars much above my humble powers of comprehension the second half is written by Thoreau, the amateur naturalist and swims much below my capacity for interest After reading about the influence the book had on Gandhi, I had attempted reading Walden many roughly four times before and each time had to give up before the tenth page due to the onrush of new ideas that enveloped me I put away the book each time with lots of fo The first half is written by Thoreau, the accomplished philosopher and soars much above my humble powers of comprehension the second half is written by Thoreau, the amateur naturalist and swims much below my capacity for interest After reading about the influence the book had on Gandhi, I had attempted reading Walden many roughly four times before and each time had to give up before the tenth page due to the onrush of new ideas that enveloped me I put away the book each time with lots of food for thought and always hoped to finish it one day Now af...


  2. Jeremy Jeremy says:

    Or The Guy Who Liked to Go Outside and Do Stuff If Thoreau were alive today, I bet he d be one of those guys who won t shut up about how he doesn t even own a television Curiously, however, I don t think he d smell b...


  3. Amanda Amanda says:

    I will go against the grain of society here and say that this was not worth it There are a few gems of wisdom in here, maybe the Cliffs Notes or a HEAVILY abridged version would betolerable Here s what I didn t like Thoreau went off to live by himself , when in actuality he was a mere 2 miles away from town and could hear the train whistle daily Not exactly out there roughing it He lived in a shack on land that a friend of his owned so he was basically a squatter Most of the food he I will go against the grain of society here and say that this was ...


  4. Clare Clare says:

    Reading Walden was kind of like eating bran flakes You know it s good for you, and to some degree you enjoy the wholesomeness of it, but it s not always particularly exciting The parts of this book that I loved the philosophy, which always held my interest even though I sometimes didn t agree with Thoreau , I really loved, and...


  5. Beth Beth says:

    Oh my gosh, I don t need to mention the good things I ve learned reading Thoreau, but I MUST say that every passionate Thoreau fan I ever met in college was a COMPLETE DOUCHEBAG in a very eco friendly, pseudo hipster, sweetly male centric way Ugh one time when I was a sopho I had to choose a topic for a group presentation in Eng 253 and I was like ooh, transcendentalist literature And suddenly I found myself stuck in a group with two fucking PERFECT Thoreau head douchebags, all scruffy wit Oh my gosh, I don t need to mention the good things I ve learned r...


  6. Lyn Lyn says:

    Poetic prose or prosaic poetry Either way a beautiful work It has the social commentary of a husbandry lesson and the spiritual depth of a prayer It s also apparently timeless Thoreau s ideas about simplicity an...


  7. Chris Bradshaw Chris Bradshaw says:

    When Henry Thoreau went to Walden Pond in 1845, I wonder what he really thought he was doing there I wonder if he had second thoughts about the whole idea although when he began it was July, and July is a good month to be outdoors, whatever the weather The man, and what he did and how he lived and what he lived for have always been a source of inspiration to me, and to many others Walden is muchthan one man s account of the years he spent in the woods communing with nature it is a s When Henry Thoreau went to Walden Pond in 1845, I wonder what he really thought he was doing there I wonder if he had second thoughts about the whole idea although when he began it was July, and July is ...


  8. Janet Janet says:

    I ve read Walden many times now since that first time in high school I will always love this book, and it reveals itself anew with each reading When I first encountered Thoreau in high school, his words rang in my soul like a prophet s manifesto I admired what seemed to be his unique courage and absolute integrity He inspired me to want to live deliberately, but I knew that a solitary life in a cabin was beyond my abilities His will seemed so muchresolute than anything I could ever I ve read Walden many times now since that first time in high school I will always love this book, and it reveals itself anew with each reading When I first encountered Thoreau in high school, his words rang in my soul like a prophet s manifesto I admired what seemed to be his...


  9. Jason Koivu Jason Koivu says:

    I love Thoreau s ideals Taking care of nature is of paramount importance, especially these days as technology flings us farther and faster into the future than we ve ever gone before I also love Walden because I grew up near the pond and would pass it on my way into Boston back in the days when I was a young English major in college Back then I looked upon this book and its ethos as a rallying banner for people who gave a shit about Mother Earth.Given a bit of reflection after arecent r I love Thoreau s ideals Taking care of nature is of paramount importance, especially these days as technology flings us farther and faster into the future than we ve ever gone before I also love Walden because I grew up near the pond and would pass it on my way into Boston...


  10. James James says:

    Book ReviewWalden, an American classicfew of us have likely read all 350 pages, unless you were an English major For most, perhaps 10 15 pages in high school or a college literature course introduced you to Thoreau and Walden Famed philosopher and thinker, it s a book that transports you to nature and the simplicities of life helping to discover who you are, what you want and where things are going A bit of an existential crisis, so to speak It s a good book I have nothing againsBook ReviewWalden, an American classicfew of us have likely read all 350 pages, unless you were an English major For most, perhaps 10 15 pages in high school or a college literature course introduced you to Thoreau and Walden Famed philosopher and thinker, it s a book that transports you to nature and the simplicities of life helping to discover who you are, what you want and where things are going A bit of an existential crisis, so to...


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Walden [Download] ➻ Walden ✤ Henry David Thoreau – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk By Virtue Of Its Casual, Off Handedly Brilliant Wisdom And The Easy Splendor Of Its Nature Writing, Thoreau S Account Of His Two Year Adventure In Self Reliance Amidst Woodland In A Cabin He Built Nea By Virtue Of Its Casual, Off Handedly Brilliant Wisdom And The Easy Splendor Of Its Nature Writing, Thoreau S Account Of His Two Year Adventure In Self Reliance Amidst Woodland In A Cabin He Built Near Walden Pond Near Concord, Massachusetts Is One Of The Signposts By Which The Modern Mind Has Located Itself In An Increasingly Bewildering WorldThe Work Is Part Personal Declaration Of Independence, Social Experiment, Voyage Of Spiritual Discovery, And Manual For Self RelianceThoreau Hoped To Isolate Himself From Society To Gain A Objective Understanding Of It Simple Living And Self Sufficiency Were Thoreau S Other Goals, And The Whole Project Was Inspired By Transcendentalist Philosophy, A Central Theme Of The American Romantic Period.

    Walden eBook Þ Paperback Is One Of The Signposts By Which The Modern Mind Has Located Itself In An Increasingly Bewildering WorldThe Work Is Part Personal Declaration Of Independence, Social Experiment, Voyage Of Spiritual Discovery, And Manual For Self RelianceThoreau Hoped To Isolate Himself From Society To Gain A Objective Understanding Of It Simple Living And Self Sufficiency Were Thoreau S Other Goals, And The Whole Project Was Inspired By Transcendentalist Philosophy, A Central Theme Of The American Romantic Period."/>
  • Paperback
  • 352 pages
  • Walden
  • Henry David Thoreau
  • English
  • 26 January 2019
  • 0691096120

About the Author: Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau born David Henry Thoreau was an American author, naturalist, transcendentalist, tax resister, development critic, philosopher, and abolitionist who is best known for Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay, Civil Disobedience, an argument for individual resistance to civil government in moral opposition to an unjust stateThoreau s books Henry David Thoreau born David Henry Thoreau was an American author, naturalist, transcendentalist, tax resister, development critic, philosopher, and abolitionist who is best known for Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay, Civil Disobedience, an argument for individual resistance to civil government in moral opposition to an unjust stateThoreau s books, articles, essays, journals, and poetry total over volumes Among his lasting contributions were his writings on natural history and philosophy, where he anticipated the methods and findings of ecology and environmental history, two sources of modern day environmentalismIn , Henry David Thoreau was born in Massachusetts He graduated from Harvard University in , taught briefly, then turned to writing and lecturing Becoming a Transcendentalist and good friend of Emerson, Thoreau lived the life of simplicity he advocated in his writings His two year experience in a hut in Walden, on land owned by Emerson, resulted in the classic, Walden Life in the Woods During his sojourn there, Thoreau refused to pay a poll tax in protest of slavery and the Mexican war, for which he was jailed overnight His activist convictions were expressed in the groundbreaking On the Duty of Civil Disobedience In a diary he noted his disapproval of attempts to convert the Algonquins from their own superstitions to new ones In a journal he noted dryly that it is appropriate for a church to be the ugliest building in a village, because it is the one in which human nature stoops to the lowest and is the most disgraced Cited by James A Haught in Years of Disbelief When Parker Pillsbury sought to talk about religion with Thoreau as he was dying from tuberculosis, Thoreau replied One world at a time Thoreau s philosophy of nonviolent resistance influenced the political thoughts and actions of such later figures as Leo Tolstoy, Mohandas K Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr D More.


10 thoughts on “Walden

  1. Riku Sayuj Riku Sayuj says:

    The first half is written by Thoreau, the accomplished philosopher and soars much above my humble powers of comprehension the second half is written by Thoreau, the amateur naturalist and swims much below my capacity for interest After reading about the influence the book had on Gandhi, I had attempted reading Walden many roughly four times before and each time had to give up before the tenth page due to the onrush of new ideas that enveloped me I put away the book each time with lots of fo The first half is written by Thoreau, the accomplished philosopher and soars much above my humble powers of comprehension the second half is written by Thoreau, the amateur naturalist and swims much below my capacity for interest After reading about the influence the book had on Gandhi, I had attempted reading Walden many roughly four times before and each time had to give up before the tenth page due to the onrush of new ideas that enveloped me I put away the book each time with lots of food for thought and always hoped to finish it one day Now af...

  2. Jeremy Jeremy says:

    Or The Guy Who Liked to Go Outside and Do Stuff If Thoreau were alive today, I bet he d be one of those guys who won t shut up about how he doesn t even own a television Curiously, however, I don t think he d smell b...

  3. Amanda Amanda says:

    I will go against the grain of society here and say that this was not worth it There are a few gems of wisdom in here, maybe the Cliffs Notes or a HEAVILY abridged version would betolerable Here s what I didn t like Thoreau went off to live by himself , when in actuality he was a mere 2 miles away from town and could hear the train whistle daily Not exactly out there roughing it He lived in a shack on land that a friend of his owned so he was basically a squatter Most of the food he I will go against the grain of society here and say that this was ...

  4. Clare Clare says:

    Reading Walden was kind of like eating bran flakes You know it s good for you, and to some degree you enjoy the wholesomeness of it, but it s not always particularly exciting The parts of this book that I loved the philosophy, which always held my interest even though I sometimes didn t agree with Thoreau , I really loved, and...

  5. Beth Beth says:

    Oh my gosh, I don t need to mention the good things I ve learned reading Thoreau, but I MUST say that every passionate Thoreau fan I ever met in college was a COMPLETE DOUCHEBAG in a very eco friendly, pseudo hipster, sweetly male centric way Ugh one time when I was a sopho I had to choose a topic for a group presentation in Eng 253 and I was like ooh, transcendentalist literature And suddenly I found myself stuck in a group with two fucking PERFECT Thoreau head douchebags, all scruffy wit Oh my gosh, I don t need to mention the good things I ve learned r...

  6. Lyn Lyn says:

    Poetic prose or prosaic poetry Either way a beautiful work It has the social commentary of a husbandry lesson and the spiritual depth of a prayer It s also apparently timeless Thoreau s ideas about simplicity an...

  7. Chris Bradshaw Chris Bradshaw says:

    When Henry Thoreau went to Walden Pond in 1845, I wonder what he really thought he was doing there I wonder if he had second thoughts about the whole idea although when he began it was July, and July is a good month to be outdoors, whatever the weather The man, and what he did and how he lived and what he lived for have always been a source of inspiration to me, and to many others Walden is muchthan one man s account of the years he spent in the woods communing with nature it is a s When Henry Thoreau went to Walden Pond in 1845, I wonder what he really thought he was doing there I wonder if he had second thoughts about the whole idea although when he began it was July, and July is ...

  8. Janet Janet says:

    I ve read Walden many times now since that first time in high school I will always love this book, and it reveals itself anew with each reading When I first encountered Thoreau in high school, his words rang in my soul like a prophet s manifesto I admired what seemed to be his unique courage and absolute integrity He inspired me to want to live deliberately, but I knew that a solitary life in a cabin was beyond my abilities His will seemed so muchresolute than anything I could ever I ve read Walden many times now since that first time in high school I will always love this book, and it reveals itself anew with each reading When I first encountered Thoreau in high school, his words rang in my soul like a prophet s manifesto I admired what seemed to be his...

  9. Jason Koivu Jason Koivu says:

    I love Thoreau s ideals Taking care of nature is of paramount importance, especially these days as technology flings us farther and faster into the future than we ve ever gone before I also love Walden because I grew up near the pond and would pass it on my way into Boston back in the days when I was a young English major in college Back then I looked upon this book and its ethos as a rallying banner for people who gave a shit about Mother Earth.Given a bit of reflection after arecent r I love Thoreau s ideals Taking care of nature is of paramount importance, especially these days as technology flings us farther and faster into the future than we ve ever gone before I also love Walden because I grew up near the pond and would pass it on my way into Boston...

  10. James James says:

    Book ReviewWalden, an American classicfew of us have likely read all 350 pages, unless you were an English major For most, perhaps 10 15 pages in high school or a college literature course introduced you to Thoreau and Walden Famed philosopher and thinker, it s a book that transports you to nature and the simplicities of life helping to discover who you are, what you want and where things are going A bit of an existential crisis, so to speak It s a good book I have nothing againsBook ReviewWalden, an American classicfew of us have likely read all 350 pages, unless you were an English major For most, perhaps 10 15 pages in high school or a college literature course introduced you to Thoreau and Walden Famed philosopher and thinker, it s a book that transports you to nature and the simplicities of life helping to discover who you are, what you want and where things are going A bit of an existential crisis, so to...

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