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⑀ Kindle Read [ Walden and Civil Disobedience (Penguin American Library) ] For Free ⑲ ePUB Author Henry David Thoreau ┌ ⑀ Kindle Read [ Walden and Civil Disobedience (Penguin American Library) ] For Free ⑲ ePUB Author Henry David Thoreau ┌ A transcendentalist classic on social responsibility and a manifesto that inspired modern protest movements Critical of 19th century Americas booming commercialism and industrialism, Henry David Thoreau moved to a small cabin in the woods of Concord, Massachusetts in 1845 Walden, the account of his stay near Walden Pond, conveys at once a naturalists wonder at the commonplace and a transcendentalists yearning for spiritual truth and self reliance But Thoreau s embrace of solitude and simplicity did not entail a withdrawal from social and political matters Civil Disobedience, also included in this volume, expresses his antislavery and antiwar sentiments, and has influenced resistance movements worldwide Both give rewarding insight into a free minded, principled and idiosyncratic life.For than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world With than 1,800 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up to date translations by award winning translators. Read an Excerpt From Jonathan Levin s Introduction to Walden In the summer of , Henry David Thoreau moved into a small cabin he d built near shore Pond, about mile half south his native village Concord, Massachusetts Books is story experiment live off grid on Pond in continuously describes journey towards self sufficiency simultaneously strives teach why simplicity betterWalden and Civil Disobedience Thoreau, was born He graduated from Harvard same year began lifelong Journal Inspired by Ralph Waldo Emerson, became key member Transcendentalist movement that included Margaret Fuller Bronson Alcott spent time as school teacher after attending College but dismissed for refusal administer corporal punishment Walden and Civil Disobedience (Penguin American Library)

 

    • Walden and Civil Disobedience (Penguin American Library)
    • 4.1
    • 370
    • Kindle
    • 336 pages
    • 0140390448
    • Henry David Thoreau
    • English
    • 24 September 2016

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