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Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Henry David Thoreau



Selected Bibliography
Comments from Class Cards
Origins of Walden
Brief Notes on Structure

Bradley P. Dean's edition of Wild Fruits, a work unfinished at Thoreau's death. This edition includes a Thoreau chronology, notes, and an introduction in addition to the text itself. 
Thoreau, Walden, and the Environment
Thoreau Edition site at Northern Illinois University (change in site)
Prof. Ann Woodlief of VCU has created study hypertexts of Walden (several chapters) and "Ktaadn" from The Maine Woods
Brief video of Walden Pond (5:52) accompanied by Thoreau's words.
Very brief (1:43) video biography of Thoreau.

Photo Courtesy of the Thoreau Society

Selected Works Online 
  • Cape Cod (1865 ed.)
  • The Maine Woods (1864 ed.)
  • "Ktaadn" from The Maine Woods
  • "A Plea for Captain John Brown"
  • Thoreau's Lecturing Activities
  • Resistance to Civil Government (Civil Disobedience) (1849)
  • Slavery in Massachusetts (1854)
  • Walden (1854) (study text at the American Transcendentalism site at VCU)
  • Walking (1862)

  • Comments to D. Campbell.