Nature's Panorama: Thoreau on the Seasons (Hardcover)

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By Ronald A. Bosco (Editor), Robert D. Richardson (Foreword by)
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Description


How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book, wrote Henry David Thoreau in Walden. Today that book continues to provoke, inspire, and change lives all over the world, and each rereading is fresh and challenging. Yet as Thoreau's countless admirers know, there is more to the man than Walden. An engineer, poet, teacher, naturalist, lecturer, and political activist, he truly had multiple lives to lead, and each one speaks forcefully to us today.

Sponsored by the Thoreau Society, the brief, handsomely presented books in this series offer the thoughts of a great writer on a variety of topics, some that we readily associate with him, some that may be surprising. Each volume includes selections from his familiar published works as well as from less well known lectures, letters, and journal entries. The books include original engravings by renowned illustrator and book artist Barry Moser.

About the Author


Ronald A. Bosco is Distinguished University Professor of English and American Literature at the University at Albany, past-president of the Thoreau Society, and chair of The Friends of Walden Pond Committee.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781558494978
ISBN-10: 1558494979
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Publication Date: November 2nd, 2005
Pages: 152
Language: English
Series: Spirit of Thoreau (University of Massachusetts Press)